Saturday, July 27, 2013

New Fabrics

A few new fabrics have arrived in the last week, it's like my very own Christmas.

First up from Riley Blake:

5" stackers of Boy Crazy, with lots of fun little robots.

5" stackers of Sasparilla, and an awesome Cowboy/Cowgirl print.

And from Robert Kaufman, the black and white chevron print from Ann Kelle's Remix.

All new items can be found here!

Saturday, July 20, 2013

A History of Me aka The Scrappy Tripalong

I finished off my Scrappy Tripalong this week with the lovely black and white striped binding and I'm chuffed with how it turned out. And so is Lola by the look of it.

I've named it A History of Me, as this quilt contains lots of little bits of fabric that I've been collecting since I first started quilting. Some are fat quarters I've picked up here and there. Others are left over from other projects.

There's a cute little Submarine print I picked up at The City Quilter in NYC. Amy Butler prints from an Amitie Kit I made a few years ago. Some Summer in the City prints from Urban Chics that I fell in love with. Leftover Central Park prints from my Swoon quilt. A Heather Bailey print from when my friend and I were bored at work and decided to go shopping instead.

Every square means something to me, so its A History of Me.

Sunday, July 14, 2013

Sewing Room Sneak Peek

It should probably be know as my office, as there is no sewing going on here, unless the bolts of fabric counts. There's just a little more organising to do before I'll show you the room. I've bought some shelves to hang, but I need to paint the brackets first; the shelves came in white but the brackets didn't. I'm also going to purchase a bench at some point that will be for cutting fabric; being tall I need something higher so I don't bend and hurt my back all the time, and using the kitchen bench isn't a long term solution. 

But for now, a peek at my quilt cabinet. Though it now has doors and is full of quilts rather than Bella.

And I wouldn't normally show anyone my bedroom, but I'm loving my new bed and all the butterfly goodness.

Saturday, July 13, 2013

Cinderberry Stitches Stash Bundle

I've added another fabulous bundle to the shop; this one is a collection of prints from Cinderberry Stitches. Both Folk Tale and Woodland are included in the bundle. There are 11 half-metre cuts for a total of 5.5 metres, at only $110.

Available over here!

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Juggle Quilt Kit

Finally the Happy Go Lucky Honeycombs have arrived and I can offer up the Thimble Blossom's pattern, Juggle, as a kit!

The kit includes all the fabric you  need for the top, including the binding, as well as the pattern. All you need to do is choose your own backing. Only two available.

Saturday, July 6, 2013

Binding Found

No sewing, but I did find the perfect binding for my Scrappy Tripalong quilt. As suspected, a black and white stripe was the perfect fit. Now just to find time to get it bound!

A little searching on Gumtree earlier this week found me a 'new' cabinet for my kitchen. I've always wanted one, it was half price, and already assembled. A bit of effort required to get it home but I love how it looks in the kitchen. Plus now all my pretties are on display. All my mixing bowls are tucked away in the draw.

I've actually lost a little storage space, but it looks so much nicer than my shabby old cupboard. The only casualty was my lovely Just Joey rose; we lost our balance getting the old cupboard out of the house and the rose snapped at the base. Never mind, she'll be replaced soon enough.

And tomorrow should see me finish of the painting in 'the room'; new furniture arrives next weekend so time is of the essence!