Saturday, 24 December 2011

One sleep to go

Last week pottering round trying to decide what to do, I thought maybe I should tidy up my sewing room a bit, so I started half heartedly to clear my cutting table. I didn't get very far ...

I then moved on to cleaning my sewing machine, I can't have done it for some time judging by the amount of fluff that was extracted from under the bobbin case, the toothpick wasn't in there, that's just for a size comparison.

Moving on from the sewing machine (now clean and dust free), I discovered the makings for this little quilt.  I had made one block back in May and had cut out all the fabric pieces and put it in a box to keep it tidy, and there it sat slowly being covered up by various other things.

So in the spirit of tidying up, I decided that I would finish it off, completely forgetting that I had planned to make all the little quilts and then use them to make one big quilt, it doesn't matter really as I'm happy with the small quilt.  I was going to FMQ it but decided that big stitch hand quilting with perle cotton would look nicer.

My sewing room is still a mess, but what the heck,  I'm happy.


  1. looks great...Merry Christmas, Pip, have a lovely day...

  2. Merry Christmas Pip! Glad you had fun.

  3. Very cute block! Love the colors.

  4. Wishing you and yours a very merry Christmas, Pip! You can work on tidying up your cutting table next year...


  5. Your little quilt is adorable and I love the colors. The fabric is so cheery and bright. Wishing you a very Merry Christmas!

  6. Gorgeous little finding treasures hiding in the sewing room...

  7. much more fun to sew than tidy up, 'tho i am sure your machine will thank you for the de-fluffing" I wondered what had happened to that little quilt, it turned out very sweet. wishing you and your family all the Joy of the Season


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