Friday, February 5, 2016

Another Quilt from Peg

I received another Peg Coen quilt in the mail yesterday (when does that lady sleep?).

I had to finish a quilt on the machine before I could get onto Peg's, but today it was all clear sailing with her lovely quilt:

Here it is on the machine:
 The following shows the pattern I am stitching.
The red shows what has already been sewn.
The black shows what has to be sewn before I have to wind on the quilt.
The teal shows how many more rows has to be sewn before the quilt is finished.
 A close up of the backing after it has been quilted.
 All folded and ready to go back to Peg to bind.
Just LOVE working on Peg's quilts!

Until next post...

Friday, January 29, 2016

Peg's Elephant Quilt

When Peg blogged about a quilt she was in the process of making, I fell in love with it and emailed her a few questions about the pattern.
Little did I know she was going to send it to me to quilt for her new grandson, Oscar.

Here it is on my quilting machine:
 All quilted, trimmed & edge zigzagged:
 Back view shows up the stitching.
 Folded ready to post home.
Until next post...

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Table Runners Galore

Mum and I have been sewing table runners.
These are the finished ones so far...
 This one is for chook lovers...
 These are my favourite... since experiencing a while Christmas about 5 years ago, I just LOVE Snowmen!
these come a close second as I am a Teddy Bear lover....
 then there is the Beach themed ones...
These are all going into the "For Sale" box.

A lady brought a quilt to be quilted late this morning, so I must take a break from the Table Runners and get onto the quilt.

Until next post...

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

I've been cooking

Bruce picked a load of vegetables from our garden, so I thought I had better get in and do some preserving yesterday.
From the left, they are: Curry Ketchup, Yellow Squash Pickles & Zucchini Pickles.

Then I thought I would make a recipe out of a "Slow Cooker" book I received for Christmas..
It was a jam cake in a mug... tastes yummy, but a mug is too much serving for one person,
 so next time I will put all the mixture in one bowl and see if it comes out as tasty. 

Until next post..

Monday, December 28, 2015

Up to date with my Block of the Month

Yah!!!  I managed to get block 4 finished ..
 ...then I added it to blocks 1, 2 & 3.. I am up to date (finally) with this Block of the Month...

..until the next one comes early next month!

Until next post...

Sunday, December 27, 2015

SSCS 2015 opened!

As mentioned 2 blog entries ago, my secret Santa was Sylvia and this is what she sent me:
Just LOVE the table runner.. it is on one of the tables now.
The chocolates are always accepted well in this house  (and they hadn't melted in the heat!).
All the gifts are very much appreciated.

Thanks to Chooky for organising the swap and thanks to Sylvia for sending to me.

Until next post...

Thursday, December 24, 2015

Block 3 of my BOM

I have had a bit of "me" time this week, so I got in and made block 3 of my BOM
 Then I joined it to blocks 1 and 2
Now I have to get onto block 4 before the 5th block arrives early next month.

Until next post..