Sunburnt Quilts

Quilts, Patchwork & Embroidery

Blogger’s Quilt Festival for Amy’s Creative Side.

Amy, at Amy’s Creative Side,  is hosting her fourth Blogger’s Quilt Festival. I have enjoyed looking at hundreds of quilts that have been entered in the past festivals and have been inspired by all those wonderful people. This time I have the opportunity to participate too, so am jumping in feet first. Here is my […]




Halloween Colours

Just a quick collection of snaps today. The first one is a copy of a letter sent around our court by a new neighbour. The idea is that if you wish to participate in Trick or Treat you put the orange balloon on the letterbox. That way children only come to the houses that want […]




Pincushion Goose.

I have just completed the top for this fun little pincushion from Hatched and Patched. I didn’t have the wools to make it so decided instead to use felt. Still looks cute!




Blue Kaffe Fassett.

I have working on this quilt off and on for a few weeks now. The piecing was straight forward – a four patch, patterned white between blocks and single patch corner stones. I love the colours. Blue and white always looks fresh. For the centre part of the quilt I did straight line cross hatching. […]




A Quilt From A Class.

This quilt was made in a class with Jennifer Knol. A few friends attended the class together at Candleberry Country.  Natalie (Candleberry Country) put together a kit for each of us so we could have a wide range of fabrics. All the blocks are made from half square triangles then the blocks are arranged to […]




A Little Bit of Aus.

Just adding a little bit of Australiana to my post today.This koala is made from a pattern by Maxine Gallagher. There was a fair bit of work involved in this one, especially with the eyelids, fingers and toes. No, he doesn’t live in this lemon tree, but the sun was in the right spot at […]




Oranges and Lemons….

Okay, really just orange – the colour. This is the colour Robyn at Daisy Quilts has chosen for Colourful Fridays this week. Go over and check it out. Originally I thought it was going to be quite difficult to find anything around my home for this colour, but I was pleasantly surprised! This  cute little […]




Just Binding.

Nearly there. Just finishing the binding!




Eye ( I ) Spy.

I Spy quilts are lots of fun.  I like the idea of collecting lots of fun fabrics to use in them. Quite often they are fabrics that you cannot find a use for elsewhere but still want to collect. And sometimes they are left from other quilts you have made. I decided to make mine […]




Bow Tie.

I really like the sharing of ideas in all quilting groups and this quilt is one example of that. Our DIL attended a quilting class with some friends when she was in USA. She learnt the technique of making the 3D  bow ties. When she was back here in Aus she was able to teach […]




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