Wednesday 20 April 2011

Sitting with a purpose

I cut the 4 1/2 " sqares for this quilt about this time last week . It is now quilted and this evening I shall add the binding and sit sewing it down .

A 9 patch is very quick to do . The fabric was all from my stash so a very economical quilt to make . I intend to make another one for my daughter in law . I shall be more selective with the colours because she wants to give it as a birthday present . This was really a dummy run to see how long it would take to make.

I did say I had been sitting around a great deal but at least I have something to show .

This is an article from our Hospice magazine . 3 cheers for the patchwork /quilters .

Browsing in my garden yesterday I noticed 1 lily from last year coming through ,it is about 8 " high and already had lily beetles chomping at the leaves . I drop more than I pick off because I dislike them so .


Scrappy quilter said...

I've always loved the simple nine patch. Yours is so pretty. Hugs and enjoy your day.

Jane said...

I'm astonished that you cut out so many small squares and then sewed them together within about a week! You must have lightning fingers!