Sunburnt Quilts

Quilts, Patchwork & Embroidery

Snowmen Progress.

I had time to put a couple of little borders around my favourite snowmen. Then I quilted the borders with loops and stars. Tonight I will sew on the binding.

Redwork and Stars.

In this quilt I have been able to combine some embroidery and some piecing. It started with the stitcheries. I had bought Wendy Briggs book Simply Red and was planning to stitch some of her designs.  Before I had even started stitching I found this lovely Robyn Pandolph fabric in cream, red and green.  I […]

Pink Stinks……..

Pink stinks…. wasn’t that what the boys used to chant in Primary School…. a long time ago? Not the case now, everybody wears it! Breast cancer day at the MCG is a great example of that. It took me a long time to come to terms with the colour pink. As a child growing up […]

Teddy Time.

There is always something comforting and reassuring about teddies.  This is just a little selection of ones I have made over the years.

Melbourne Cup Day.

It is Melbourne Cup Day today and, YES, we do have a holiday for a horse race here! It would be appropriate to find something to do with horses and quilting. I do not  have anything with horses on it. This is the closest I can get. Will it do as a substitute?

Blue Snowies.

We had a little break at Lakes Entrance recently and I was able to complete this stitchery by Gail Pan. Now I am auditioning fabrics to stitch around the borders. I know we do not have snow at Christmas time but I just love snowmen and can’t resist them!

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