Saturday, 23 March 2013

Friday Night Sew In [bits and pieces]

I worked on a few projects last night, but couldn't really settle.

First up was my Bee block for Stash Bee - the colour inspiration was Americana/4th July - it turns out that I don't have many true true blues in my stash, but eventually I found something I was happy with.

Although this isn't my favourite colour combination, I like the block and I'm really pleased with how it turned out.

Having said it isn't my favourite colour combination, the next thing I worked on was a baby quilt in the same colours. So many people we know are having babies at the moment. And they are all boys. So this is the first of quite a few baby quilts - so far I've cut all the circles, but got no further.

And then I pulled out the Rhubarb and Custard quilt - this got stuffed in a draw when I stitched something wrong and couldn't be bothered to unpick - never a good idea. I unpicked and re-stitched. then I carried on and made quite a bit of progress with the sashing - all four rows have the shorter sashing strips added, and the top two rows are joined together as well! Three rows are still in the drawer waiting....

Having said that everyone is having baby boys recently, I became an Aunty again last week - my brand new NIECE (yes - it was a girl) was born last Friday as my plane touched down (she was a week late - waiting for her Aunty Jennie to come home) weighing 6lb13oz and born just 4 minutes after Mum and Dad arrived at hospital! So at least I can make one pink quilt :-)

I'm off to check out what other people have been up to
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8 comments:

Janine said...

You've got lots done! I love the circles most but everything is looking lovely :)

Lin said...

I do love your rhubarb and custard! Pretty quilt and apt name

Shirley said...

I love the rhubarb and custard quilt the colours and the name, and congrats Aunty, happy pink quilt making. :)

Val Spiers said...

Lots of lovely projects. The hearts look fabulous. Well worth all the effort.

Sharon - Lilabelle Lane said...

You have been very busy. hugs

Mistea said...

Lovely circles. I do believe round is the best.
Rhubarb and custard is looking gorgeous too, hope now it is out it will come together quickly for you.
Enjoy making for your new niece.

Anthea said...

Wow, you got a lot done for your FNSI Jennie... the boy quilt with its circles will be gorgeous I'm sure. Enjoy making something pretty for your new niece x

Maria said...

All lovely projects, Jennie!