Saturday, September 22, 2012

Selvedge Quilts


I've been working on this one for awhile now.  I'm happy that it's finally starting to look like a finished quilt.  I'm handquilting it, but it's very hard to go through all the layers.
 

. . . and while I had selvedges on my mind, I made some coloured blocks and put them together and this little quilt top came into the world.

I thought it was a good way to start the school holidays.
I have 2 weeks now, to enjoy some sewing and gardening

I started piecing this bag pocket after seeing this great version of the
Amy Weekender
but I'm not convinced.  It's lots of my favourite bits of special fabric and daughter has already dibbed it my "bit sa bag"

I've done a little bit of wool playing too,

but
tomorrow I'm off to Eureka Patchwork as they are having an
END OF BOLT SALE
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15 comments:

Michelle said...

All I can say is'Wow' the selvedge quilt looks fabulous! A lot of work that's for sure.
You've certainly been busy with all those projects, good on you!

jodie said...

Sunday? Don't go crazy. have you seen the email re the staff meeting?

sigisart said...

Dear Annie,
your Selvage Quilts just look fantastic. I´m collecting the selvage edges, but I´m looking foreward to have enough to make something with them...hmmm..hmmm...hmmm, perhaps a little, little quilt.
Hugs from germany
sigisart

Susan said...

Lots of interesting projects for the holidays. Your selvedge quilt looks amazing, and it's amazing that you're hand quilting it.

millefeuilles said...

Dear Annie,

My oh my you are so talented. Those selvedge quilts are amazing.

I can only begin to imagine how much work you put into them.

Stephanie

Muddling Through said...

Oh, Annie, your selvedge quilt is just gorgeous! I am so impressed, and that you are hand quilting it is just that much more impressive. Gorgeous! And the other projects, too, are coming along nicely. Glad you'll be getting some "rest". :)

Jan said...

Fabulous quilt, Annie. See you soon.

Quiltedtime said...

Glad you are having a deliciously sewful holiday, Annie. You definitely deserve it.

Kay

http://quiltedtimeposts.blogspot.com/

blandina said...

The selvedge quilt is amazing, but I like the colored blocks one very much: you have an eye for matching fabrics!
I wonder what you will come up with the appetizing wool.

WendyBee said...

Lovely colorful post! You have been so busy, and so creative. Looking forward to seeing what you do next.

Susan said...

Annie, your quilts are incredible and I'm in awe at the work you put into them.
I also really love the bag pocket you're putting together too - good name too :D)

Jenny said...

Hope you had a BIG spend up at the sale-those quilts are amazing as usual-happy holidays:)

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Roslyn said...

Hi from AZ, USA [ex Aus]
I have been saving selvedges for years, making potholders [coveted by all who see them] & pin cushions but nothing larger. Now I have a huge bag of selvedges that are crying out to be used-I saw a spider web selvedge quilt using Bonnie Hunter's basic spider web tut that I think I might use.
Love selvedges!

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