Saturday, October 01, 2011

Activity happening...

Over on the Stitch-A-Long Blog there has been a hive of activity with lots of people finishing their quilt by the deadline of the end of September. ( It was a nice deadline - nobody is getting into trouble. It is just nice to have a goal.) I'm afraid I didn't get my whole quilt finished, as in quilted and bound but I did get my top finished before midnight of the last day. The fabric I used was Moda Adoring by Sandy Gervais and I stitched the blocks using lovely Cottage Garden Threads in the colour Plum Pudding.


I added and extra border to the pattern as I found that the light border I had chosen was too similar to some of the blocks. The simplest solution seemed to be to add the stripe ( which I am hoping will look good for the binding as well). It seems to pull the colours together nicely so I am happy with it.

It has been a lovely project to work on and I send my congratulations to everyone who has been working hard.

The Tis the Season quilt is designed by Natalie Bird from the Birdhouse.


P.S. Yes, Chooky, I will be going back to working on my Gardener's Journal now.

4 comments:

Chookyblue...... said...

great work Lynda...........don't stop now.......get into the quilting and you can hang it up for Christmas.......love the extra border I think it would be great for the binding.........super effort.......

Chookyblue...... said...

oh and yes would love to see some more GJ progress........

Lida said...

Your top looks great, good you managed to get it finished in time! Greetins
Lida

Fiona @ Dragonfly-Crafts said...

Good on your linda.... Glad you got it finished. Now back to your GJ.