Hello my lovelies! How are you all? Particularly, how are my fellow Victorians? We’ve just had news that Lockdown 4 is continuing for at least another week…….. Hang in there! We’ve done it 3 times before, we can do it again!
Our last class last week at Sewn and Quilted was a masked affair, but that didn’t stop the creativity!
Jo’s “Hedgerow” * for her newest granddaughter is looking great.
We chose the corners for the final border (she’s making it smaller than the original), cut the final borders and she’ll finish it at home.
So we then moved onto a quilt that she started in the last class before the lockdowns last year! Thankfully I’d written notes (that I could actually understand a year + later!) so Jo started making the components
for this block, which is one of four
I helped Leanne to machine the binding on her “Floristic” quilt, ready to be hand stitched down at home
and she was also appliqueing a hexie border around her doily
Carole stitched up more “Fossick” blocks
Linda worked on her “Vermont Summer Medallion” and had brought in her Stitch App to show us
and Fernanda stitched more of her “Strafford Manor” border
Linda and Fernanda stayed all day and in the afternoon Linda worked on her “Tea and Cake” * hexie flowers and did a little retail therapy – just to see her through the Lockdown!!
and Fern showed us the first of her finished “Daisy Days” blocks
and she and I chose some more Daisies ready to be stitched up
Jane brought in another finished baby quilt top
and we quickly got to work to get it basted so she can hand quilt it at home
Basting done, she blanket stitched more of her elephants
Frances chose a fabric for her squares in the next round of “June Dyson”
I helped Tineke make up her “Sweet Liberty Applique Purse” (which she’s changed a little from the original)
and Cheryl was cutting out hearts ready to applique onto backgrounds
It will be a few weeks until we have another class show and tell post, but I’ll drop in now and then to show you what I’m stitching.
Take care, stay safe!
*Available in Judy’s new book “Quilts for Life 2”
I am sorry to hear about your extended lock down. Makes me wonder how things will go as we get more and more opened up here in the States. I might need to make a few of those little bags. I even have a nice stash of zippers. Take care.
Bummer on the lockdown news. It looks like everyone is making good progress on their quilts. In the photos of Linda’s work – do you have any information on that wood sewing caddy? It looks very interesting and handy.
Some great projects. Love the elephants and the beautiful appliquéd and hand stitched zipped purse!
Stay safe, stay well, stay stitching!
So good to see the many quilting projects continuing! All good stuff to help keep the mind healthy and sane!:)