I have two finishes to share with you today!
Firstly, the Whittaker pinafore I made for my sister,
Helen was gifted to her yesterday!
We had a lovely time together getting some photos!
The denim was heavier than I was expecting when I
ordered it online and I was worried about how I would
However, my Juki powered through every multi-layer.
(I may need to make a pair of jeans now!)
The green topstitching is just perfect, isn't it?
My Melbourne friends will know this refers to an
impressive COVID figure.....
new cases, zero deaths!
And today, we have NO cases of COVID at all in our
All that lockdown pain deserves a celebration quilt,
don't you think?!
I hand quilted this over the course of about 6 weeks,
powering through not one but more than two spools of
thread- a Superior Threads reel of 12wt in Cerulean,
A WonderFil Eleganza reel of 8wt in a variegated aqua,
some of the other Superior Threads in Pansy.
We were lucky to find not one, but two bridges
to throw it over.
Neither of us was tall enough to hold it up without it
trailing on the ground!
And a tree branch came in handy too!
The backing was bought before our first lockdown back
When Darn Cheap had all patchwork fabric for $5 a
It really suits Helen's lounge room,
but, no, it came home with me!
Quilt #8 for 2020
Lifetime quilt #126
Finished size: 84" by 74"
My version of the "Halo" quilt