Friday, April 6, 2012

A Couple of Finishes

Finally the long awaited perle thread colour arrived in store and I was able to finish this quilt. I looked back through Flickr and it said that the top was finished in September and here we are in April. That's a long time ago!

It is amazing how such a simple block repeated can turn out such a bright and happy quilt.
The second finish has not taken so long to put  together.
It's Summer's blanket backed with light weight Echino fabric that I originally bought to turn into a scarf, but never did.
 We are hoping to meet her next week.
Also I'm still working on the giant hexies. I have sewn strips of all the fabric so I will just keep going until I run out of them.
It is school holiday time. I have not much planned except going to the quilt show.
Looking forward to having no plans!
I know these precious days will just slip through my fingers.


  1. Your quilt is stunning!! All the coloured fabrics look great with the light background. Congratulations on the finish!!
    Summer's blanket is beautiful. I love your backing fabric.
    Your giant hexies are going well.
    Enjoy the holidays! :)

  2. Your Quilt is Gorgeous Mel so Fresh Looking well done on getting it finished...
    Love the Baby Quilt really Cute..Enjoy your Break.

  3. Congratulations on your finishes! All of your projects are gorgeous and inspiring to me. Enjoy your holiday!

  4. I'm LOVING the hexis, but the tutorial is beyond my limited abilities.... I'll be quilting vicariously through you for a while, if that's ok with you?

  5. A stunner of a finish! Love the stripey binding too. I adore your hexies, I have to make some of those. I hope your days are fabulous and they somehow go slowly!!! xo

  6. That really is a bright and happy quilt - just beautiful and not one I've ever seen. Thanks for sharing and congratulations on finishing Summer's quilt too - how unique and special - it will surely be treasured!

  7. Your quilts are beautiful! Lucky you school holidays! We just finished a week of spring break and I am still jealous!

  8. Melissa,
    It is inspiring to see so many finished projects. I am working on a quilt currently and so determined to quilt it right after it's done. Hope I can stay true to my own words.
    I love your hexagon spiderweb quilt. Have you finished it yet? And also would you mind if I added your name to the side bar on my blog?


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