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Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Another Gumnuts Day

Gumnuts had our regular fortnightly meeting today and we worked like mad on the quilt for the teenage daughter in the Family of Five.  We are using Kaffe fabrics and a lovely white quilters muslin to make 11" pinwheel blocks and boy! do they look great!  I sat at the machine and everyone had a job be it pinning, trimming, ironing, cutting, matching pinwheel halves, whatever.  No pictures unfortunately as I was too busy  all the time but we managed to get all 42 pinwheels completed and even managed to get some trimmed.  There was no sense in trying to get them all trimmed today as it was well into the afternoon by then, and we were starting to wear out so Andrea has taken them home to complete the job at home.   Sure wish I had pictures to show you but trust me - they look gorgeous!

What I can show you though is the cute little quilt that Andrea made for the youngest little girl for her snuggle quilt.  It is made of flannel and is so soft and snuggly.  The young miss is bound to love it.
 And I can also show you the gorgeous bed quilt that Irene sewed for her - how pretty is this?
Every cute girly thing you cold possibly hope for is features in this quilt - mermaids, princesses, angels, butterflies, cupcakes,sprinkles and sparkles and lots of glittery bits.  It is just gorgeous!
 And this is the pillowcase to match that Irene made for her using this tutorial.  How cute is this?  This is the first pillowcase that Irene has made, but I don't think it will be her last.  I think I see pillowcases in the future for her three lucky grandchildren.
 Aren't these angels cute?
I don't normally refer you to other sites but check this out -  you won't be sorry!  This will take you to Bonnie Hunter's blog and you will see the most gorgeous art created by a man who  spends days plodding through the snow in raquettes (snowshoes), creating sensational patterns of snow art.

You seriously need to get on over to Sue's Blog and check out her magical chair that she is recovering for a school library.  She does it for the love of giving.  Most of what Sue makes she gives away!  Check out her chair.  If nothing else it will make you smile!

Till next time...........happy stitching!


  1. such lovely quilts,Jan-Maree.xx

  2. The Gumnut ladies have made some lovley quilts.

  3. lovely gumnut quilts, Jan-Maree!

  4. These quilts should brighten the day of your Family of Five.

  5. great job on those quilts! And that snowshoe art is AMAZING!! thanks

  6. What beautiful quilts by all of you Gumnuts! I saw those photos and they are so neat!

  7. The Pinwheel quilt looks really nice.


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