Saturday, 3 March 2018

I have finally done some sewing......

I am making a baby quilt for a newborn little girl.
BUT the good news is...
I got home from work on Friday and my hubby had made an easy fix design wall.
Bolts put into the studs, wire (like clothesline) to connect them and a tension joiner to tighten the sag if needed.. Peg a polar fleece blanket and I am ready to go...

I had 2 friends come over for the day to sew and look what I got done.
It was great to sit n sew for a few hours.
Thanks Liz & Elwyn.
I started with a jelly roll which ended up being only a half one. I added a few more strips from another one to make up enough strips. 
Sewed 4 strips together and cross cut them into 8.5" squares.
Decided on the sashings. 

All the sashings and borders are cut ready to finish.

I had this cute backing which I think goes really well.

Look at some of the brights to give a bit of zing.
These are some of the blocks. They measure 8.5"

I have cut the outer border ready, the same fabric as the sashings and have chosen a bright pink for the binding.


  1. looking great and wonderful to have hubbie do that for you!

  2. Nice design wall! The quilt is adorable too.

  3. Thats a nice surprise to come home to. Very cute quilt x

  4. Your quilt is lovely, Jo. Lucky you getting a design wall.

  5. Oh a design wall... lucky you. great quilt

  6. Great to have two friends come and SAL with. Pretty baby quilt and sew nice to have the design wall.

  7. The design wall will be very handy. It looks like it's big enough to hang a good sized quilt too.

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