Monday, January 21, 2019

Miscellaneous....

The summer holidays are quickly coming to an end.

So I am a little reluctant to start anything new!


 I decided it was time to quilt my "Delilah" quilt,

with some machine stitching to anchor everything 

first.....

"Shadows of Love" is its formal name

then hand quilting, with a variegated Aurifil 

thread in 12 weight!

 I've added some new fat quarters to my stash.


Aren't those colours pretty?

And I "Marie Kondo-ed" it in my new little shelf.



I finished this hoop sometime ago. 

        
                            Did I show you?


Finally I am making a little bear for my grandson Eli.
                



             We love to go on adventures together!   

                          Happy sewing! 

                                SUZ 


12 comments:

  1. It looks like you have plenty to go on with without something new.
    I do love the look of the hand stitching on your quilt.
    And that is a fun little shelf for your fabrics. So these are the ones you really adore!
    The embroidery in the hoop is delightful.
    And I adore the little bear you are making.
    Hope you get lots done before the break ends.

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  2. I love your “Shadows of Love“.
    The colours and fabrics are wonderful.
    The stichery is great. At the moment I will learn it. Whish I can do it like you.
    Hope my Comment is not so bad. The Englisch Language is some thing that I will learn too.

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  3. I love your Delilah quilt. I still haven't decided how to quilt mine, but this is inspiring me, I think I'll try the same. I like the idea of machine quilting and then the hand quilting. Thanks!

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  4. Your hand quilting looks so pretty on that gorgeous quilt. Love your new fabrics and your hoop stitching.

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  5. Good idea to machine quilt parts of your quilt and then hand quilt the detail parts, something to do while watching the tennis perhaps? I spy some of the same fabrics that I have in your little shelf plus some others that look really lovely :)

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  6. All lovely things, with lots of fun eye candy everywhere. Congratulations on getting to the stitching of Delilah. It will be beautiful when you finish. I love that hoop and that little bear!

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  7. Your quilt is beautiful and I love your hoop stitching. I also, love the bear. Your Grandson will be delighted with it :)

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  8. You've been super productive with your sewing, already this year. I love your Delilah quilt and the direction which you're taking with the hand quilting. It's going to be another beauty.

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  9. Love your little fabric shelf. I am always so worried about sun damage that I don't display any fabric out... but I need to watch fabrics that are sitting out for current projects.

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  10. Sometimes having lots of little or big things on the go is good. You can pick up or put down whenever you like then.

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