Welcome to my blog.

Welcome to my world - mostly the fabric world that I escape to whenever I have time. Hope you enjoy it and please feel free to comment.....

Sunday, April 29, 2012

Row 1

 I spent this morning working hard on a special request quilt top and back for Aussie Heroes and then I had to go out and run some errands.  By the time I got home it was time to get dinner ready.  After dinner I wanted something easy to sew so I sat down and started working on this new quilt.  This is for the Women's Refuge that the Gumnuts are going to give quilts to this year.  

I have almost finished the quilt top for a girl and now I am determined to do a top for a boy.  I had all these 6 1/2" squares cut out and stashed away and I got them out the other day and picked out seventy to do a quick quilt.  

The plan was  seven across and ten down - but that was before I decided to add cornerstones and sashing!  Hmmm.  We are aiming for about 42inches by about 60 for a lap quilt.  I think I am going to be unpicking the last two blocks on this row.  
That is okay! It means I will have more squares for another quilt!

I haven't put a quilt together using this method before.  I had to search out a tutorial on adding sashing for someone who was putting some blocks together for Aussie Heroes and I found this one and I really like it - it seems pretty fool proof to me.  I might have to do more quilts this way.

I think I might be working on this again tomorrow night.

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


  1. Looking great, thanks for the link to the tutorial, I spent a long time getting my sashing right ;0)

    Peg x

  2. That is going to look beautiful, love the detail, wow, love Posie

  3. You have made a great start on the quilt. I think the addition of the sashing is a nice touch. I currently have two donation quilts in-progress, both for girls. The next one will definitely need to be for a boy.


Note: Only a member of this blog may post a comment.