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samedi 23 mai 2020

Super Scrappy - its a finish!


Earlier in the week I finished hemming down the binding on my Super Scrappy Quilt and added a signature.


I am really pleased with how this has turned out.







And it is now in its new home - hiding an old chest!


In between other things I have been working on my Red Manor House flower blocks. I now have five of the eight complete.


I very much enjoyed browsing through the book I showed you last week.


The photography is lovely - they used an old railway depot for the photo shoot so lots of rust, machinery and old buildings. Brilliant.
Anyway I have decided on my new project and I am going to use the design from the front cover.


As I only need a lap sized quilt to use as a tablecloth I am just going to make four baskets and then add the applique border all the way around.

As I want to make this a truly scrappy quilt I shall hand piece the flowers. Which of course, just to make life complicated, meant me drawing up the pattern to get the right size for the diamonds as in the book they are cut from three strips machined together. However, I think I have it cracked and have diamonds ready for a trial run. Fingers crossed.



It's been a lovely week here and we have been busy in the garden but today it is grey and wet so I have been catching up around the house. Time now to sit down with some sewing. Have a good weekend.

23 commentaires:

Annie a dit…

Oh Lin! your scrappy quilt is amazing! Awesome! Fabulous! Marvelous! I SO LOVE it! It makes me want to get out the few lonely blocks I have stored for “something”. And to get into my scrap drawers and start sewing them together. There really are not words to express how joyous your quilt makes me feel. I’m sorry you are so pleased with it. That means there is no chance that you’ll send it to me. LOL. Well done! Your next quilt project looks interesting. Enjoy the process.

Annie a dit…

Oh, I forgot to say.....I love the photo of the quilt on the bench in the garden! I hope it’s okay if I PIN that photo???

Kim Sharman a dit…

Lin, your finished scrappy quilt is a beauty and I must say looks rather splendid showing off in your beautiful garden. Such lovely photos. Your new quilt pattern is going to be fabulous. It is always exciting to begin a new quilt. Enjoy your weekend.......happy sewing.

Pamela a dit…

Your super scrappy quilt is absolutely fabulous! Well done!

Mary Ann Tate a dit…

Wow it's gorgeous. Makes me want to make one too :)

Judy a dit…

Wow!! I love it! It turned out so well. I like how you incorporated so many different blocks and yet they all blend together. I bet it makes you smile every time you see it.

Happy sewing,
Judy

Chantal a dit…

Congratulations on the finish of this beautiful scrappy quilt. Good luck with the new project. Fingers crossed. ;^)

Sharmayne a dit…

After a shocking few months here, it's been nice to come back to blogland and begin reading the blogs again ...... I realize just how much I missed reading what you have been up to and ooohing and ahhhing over your wonderful sewing!
Big Hugs
Sharm

Fiona a dit…

I totally love your scrappy quilt and there is so much to look at in it.... wonderful finish. the new plan looks great too... well done to you in adapting it to what you want...I am loving the look of Red Manor too... some really gorgeous projects to play with at your house...
Hugz

kiwikid a dit…

Your super scrappy quilt is stunning Lin. Well done on the finish. Your flowers are cute and the diamonds look great too.

Maria a dit…

Such a great finish is your Super Scrappy Quilt but I guess your scrap box isn't any smaller?
Lovely flowers and good luck with your diamonds....

Unknown a dit…

Truly beautiful. I hope that its somewhere you can sit and admire it!

Rachel a dit…

What a great finish - and lovely weather for the photographs!

Susie H a dit…

Don't you just love a hand-piecing project!!??! I'm almost done sewing on the 2nd border to Kyoto. I just love the quietness of the project and the portability. Your Red Manor flowers are quite lovely too.

White Rose a dit…

Hi Lin wow your scrappy quilt is beautiful I love all the beautiful colours ,what a wonderful happy quilt ,love your blocks,well done my friend on all your beautiful work,your new book looks very interesting,hope your day is a good one my friend xx

loulee a dit…

Your scrappy quilt looks amazing.
Have fun with your diamonds.

KaHolly a dit…

Lin, your Super Scrappy Quilt is amazing! I haven’t been by in awhile. This pandemic has me so discombobulated. Instead of reading blogs, I find myself reading news. I’ve missed so much. I think your new table cover will be so pretty. I admire how you like to work with projects of many pieces. So many quilts these days while pretty, are quick and simple. Stay safe, my friend!

Himawan Sant a dit…

Votre patchwork est magnifique, mon ami. Je l'aime aussi mais je ne comprends pas comment le faire, j'ai 1 collection en l'achetant.

Salutations de l'Indonésie

Helen a dit…

Wow it looks wonderful great use of fabrics. I love that book from laundry basket quilts.

Jocelyn is Canadian Needle Nana a dit…

This quilt is just gorgeous. So cheery. Love the way you are working with diamonds...love those. Wonderful book.

Chookyblue...... a dit…

Love your scrappy quilt welldone on finishing the binding..... Those flowers are lovely to.....

Ondrea a dit…

Stunning quilt finish!!!! Well done girl! Enjoy your EPP.

Radka a dit…

Well done on our scrappy quilt finish! I like the way you do your signature, a nice change to a label, must try it sometimes, but of course it works only on plain fabric.
xx