Saturday, 25 July 2009

Minka Star

The top of Minka Star is now complete and time for the backing, batting and quilting.

All the hard work awaits.

Thanks for looking

Friday, 24 July 2009

Craft Forum Day Out

After a cool start to the day if was off to Mrs Moos for a meet and greet day and a big thank you to all the wonderfully talented ladies who were there for making it a very memorable and enjoyable day. What would a Sewing Forum get together be if we didn't go and look in a near by quilting shop. The Patch Work Apple at Woodside was nearly bursting at the walls with the sudden influx of ladies. Then it was off to Melba's Chocolate factory before and enjoyable lunch was had at the Old Mill Market Lobethal. The remainder of the afternoon was spent back at Mrs Moos swapping ideas and looking at all the wonderful goodies everyone had made.

This is my little stash from today's outing. I haven't got any projects in mind but I did so love the fabrics I just had to have them.

The black fabric above I purchased in Adelaide during the week but when I found the other today I had to have it to add to the one day project.

C'ya for now and thanks for looking

Wednesday, 8 July 2009

Minka Star is Taking shape

There is a major layout blunder on one of the log cabin blogs below and thankfully it was picked up before I sewed them all into place. One of the blocks bottom row second from the left was laid out the wrong way. Half a turn out in fact which would have really stood out in the final quilt. Hopefully I may have picked it up myself as I went to sew it up. Thanks Sue for having keen eyes for me.
The correct layout is now above.

What with work, family commitments and life in general my Quilt is slowly starting to resemble what I imagined it to look like. In the ideal world (boy I wished I lived in it) it wouldn't take this long to complete. Ah well back to the sewing machine and sew a bit and iron a bit then repeat the process till I have all the blocks sewn together.

I settled on the name of Minka Star for this Quilt. Thanks to a dear young lady
called Minka.

C'ya and thanks for stopping bye.