Monday, June 21, 2010

Quilt

About to run off to bed, but wanted to show this off before I do! I'm so happy with it.
I was planning on using a red for the binding, glad I went with this one! (it was down to amount of fabric left, that's all).

It looks and feels nice and cosy, and are my favourite colours! Thanks,
Spotlight Jelly Roll!


I did some simple hand quilting, in red Perle 8 cotton, and a new trick I learnt from the guru using invisible thread in the bobbin, cotton in the top (see the invisible thread? No? Good).

I must also post about my fantastic day yesterday, my friend here has some great shots, I, typically, forgot about the camera for a change! So today I snapped this one- a huge tin of my new favourite drink from this girl (think I only like this one, though, will have to make some myself!)

She was also responsible for pancakes, cupcakes, and honey jumbles, and is sure invited back ANYTIME! Another clever chickie made us pumpkin pie (thankfully it didn't need a muffin pan haha) and having all the food meant the unopened Tim Tams were mine for later (thanks Cam!)


Another delight were the Snickerdoodles (arriving in vintage Tupperware, such a joy to see). I thought they were safe until Little Miss pointed out they had 'doodle' in their name- can't wait till this age is grown out of! Hang on, do we ever grow out of it? Snickerdoodles, HAR HAR HAR!



8 comments:

Gypsy said...

The quilt is divine Bec, great job! I still can't believe there were cupcakes and NOBODY TOLD ME! What kind of friend are you???
Thanks for the great day xx

Susan L (lily40au) said...

the quilt looks fantastic ... backed by a vintage sheet? it looks like a great day and i'm glad cam is feeling better.

Little Eve said...

Beautiful quilt! well done. I'm making my a quilt for my daughter's b'day in July and really loving the process again, after a long break from quilt making. Great idea with the invisible thread!

Nikki said...

Love your quilt, Bec.

And I'm SO SORRY I had to be a sniffly, voiceless, germy thing on the weekend, instead of coming over to play.

Karen said...

Looks like you had a great day - sorry I couldn't be there. We did get fed FIVE courses at the baptism though! Five!!
The town called 'Murrumbum always gets a giggle at our house - haha bum!

dorothybills said...

Fantastic quilt, looks great!

Gina said...

Oh, I'm going to have to copy that quilt, someone gave me one of those jelly rolls in a different colourway. Love the handquilting!

PS sorry I did not reply to emails about Sunday, or turn up! It flew over my head a bit, Justin's been away for two weeks and the boys were sick, so I've just vagued out. Next time, Gadget!

And what IS a snickerdoodle (tee hee)?

Gina said...

Oh, I'm going to have to copy that quilt, someone gave me one of those jelly rolls in a different colourway. Love the handquilting!

PS sorry I did not reply to emails about Sunday, or turn up! It flew over my head a bit, Justin's been away for two weeks and the boys were sick, so I've just vagued out. Next time, Gadget!

And what IS a snickerdoodle (tee hee)?