Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Something to Leave You With!

Very soon I will heading off on a little trip....

(Well, not so little!)

And I have been "flat out like a lizard lying in the sun"....

(An Australian expression!)

Getting on top of all my school reports, assessments and corrections!

But I did manage, in the last couple of days, to squeeze in a bit of sewing to 
relieve the tension!

Sorry about the colour, it was particularly overcast morning when I took this!

I cut into my stash of "From Little Things" by Sarah Fielke, which I won at Red Pepper Quilts a while back!


I decided on a pattern from the "Stitch" magazine my friend Colette sent me from the States!

And I am SO enjoying improvised piecing to a pattern!

That's what you call an oxymoron, isn't it?

It's a wonky half square log cabin!

Ah! That's better!
It won't be finished before I head off, but that's okay!  




It gives me something to come back to besides all that machine quilting!


I also managed to bind my house quilt...




So that's another one moved to the "Finished" list!

There'll just be enough time for one last post before I leave...

Happy days!

SUZ

10 comments:

  1. Delicious fabric Suz! I've not tried improvised piecing with or without a pattern! but your pieces look great!

    Wishing you a happy and safe trip, enjoy!!!

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  2. Hope you have a wonderful trip, and it's warmer than Melbourne. Boy was it cold there yesterday.
    I love the pattern with Sarah's fabric, it looks really good.

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  3. Love these blocks and the fabric is very special. I hope you have a wonderful safe trip!

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  4. Ooh, I am loving those fabrics - and that house quilt! Gorgeous!!
    Have a wonderful, safe trip!

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  5. Oh I love that wonky block with the Little Things fabric! And have a wonderful time on your trip...although we will all miss you :) Can't wait to hear about your adventures when you get back!

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  6. Have a great trip. We will still be here when you return.

    Hugs - Marie

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  7. What a great pattern for those fabrics. Have a wonderful, fun, sunny, relaxing trip! Who knows what amazing inspiration you'll find behind every corner. Ps If you feel like doing cartwheels , go for it!

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  8. How exciting to be leaving this horrid Melbourne weather - but holiday's are exciting at anytime aren't they? Have a wonderful trip & look forward to hearing about it on your return :)

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  9. I'm exhausted by your amazing list of things you have managed to get through. The planned wonky blocks look lovely in the 'from little things' fabrics.
    I hope you enjoy your trip - I'll look forward to seeing your fabric haul when you return!

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  10. Eeek I love the Sarah Fielke fabrics and they are going to make for a gorgeous quilt!

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