Monday, April 12, 2010

we sewed and sewed

After announcing, without thinking first, that I intended to make some quick quilts for a couple of new babies born in my neck of the woods, and there were only 2 days left to do it in, I had a little unexpected help.

 Zjahlii came to visit..... and brought The Gorgeous Distraction .....and I went opshopping til I dropped on Saturday morning (she could have kept going) ......but I/we managed to get
the quilts done. I was worried I wouldnt. The very quickly done stitching tells the story of how little time we had though. They are only cot size and a little bit offskew but at least they are finished.
The mums were really happy. And Im just a little bit chuffed with myself too.

 The Gorgeous Distraction

Poppa tried to help keep her occupied

She seems to like her own unfinished quilt

What did you do over the weekend?


Sara said...

oh i love them! they turned out so well. And I especially like the green one. what a great mix of fabrics! what a talented pair you make. Also - gorgeous is an understatement. SO cute!

Kate said...

they are two of the most gorgeous quilts I've ever seen. I'm sure the mums were thrilled. And that baby is divine, a gorgeous distraction indeed.

sean the prawn said...

Quilts look fab..i'm loving the green one.
That little bubby has such a beautiful face.

Michelle Macdonald said...

Your granddaughter is SO cute. Totally Love the quilts, and the arrangement of different fabrics. I want to sew some cushions, invite me over for a sewing frenzy.

the textured leaf said...

Michelle, I love the sound of a sewing frenzy.
Consider yourself officially invited!

Millie said...

I'm desperately trying to finish off a Winter sweater for a baby in Geelong. Even MOTH volunteered to do one of the sleeves for me just to get the thing moving. I did decline his offer, as the last time he knitted was in 1958 @ Blackburn Primary School! Your distraction is just gorgeous!
Millie ^_^

MonetPaisley said...

thank you thank you thank you, I love hurley's quilt, and i am sure Hurley will love it for years to come. You will have to show me how to make pants so i can make some for Hurley, unfortunately dresses and skirts just dont cut it for baby boys...

dorothybills said...

As always with everything you make, these are so GORGEOUS!
Maybe you should be the quilt girl, not me hey?
Eleesa x

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