Friday, 12 August 2011

Almost a finish

The courier brought something very exciting yesterday ... my Boys Story quilt came home and it is now quilted!! I used Quilt Crazy (Sandra Bentley) in Tauranga and I love what she has done and, even better, Josh really loves it.  She has quilted lots of little designs throughout the quilt - dragons, dinosaurs, racing cars, trucks, trains, etc - so it has become like an eye-spy quilt, perfect for a boy.

Close up detail of some quilting
So just the binding to go and then it's finished.

On the sewing front, I haven't had time to do much this week, I got some flowers stitched on my hexie quilt ...
... and I started making the August Cookies & Cream Craft Christmas Club pattern.  I'm not sure if I am meant to show you the pattern yet so here is a glimpse of what I have done so far ...
Hmm, can you guess what it is? 
Happy stitching, Wendy


  1. I love the boys story and the quilting work looks perfect for it.... well done with the Christmas one... looks great... I haven't started mine ...

  2. Fabulous sewing. Josh's quilt is amazing. Wonderful quilting too, clever Sandra.

  3. the quilting is just amazing! I love the warmth of your fabrics. That's great that he loves it, what better compliment can you have.
    Your Christmas item is very interesting...

  4. Love, love, love the quilting on quilt! And the hexies are coming along nicely. I have yet to start on my months project from Cookies and Cream Christmas club, love the purple and pink.

  5. I love your Boy Stories Quilt. My two boys are a little old (13 ans 12) for one but I love the pattern so maybe I could/should make one for my nephew :o) Thank you for the inspration.

  6. Your boy story quilt is very beautiful !!! And I love your tiny flowers in your hexies !!! You can be happy !!! :)

  7. Absolutely beautiful Wendy! I love the quilting on your Boy's Story and you know how I feel about your hexies! Job well done on both! :) Happy Weekend!

  8. Your's boys story wouldn't be nearly as lovely if you hadn't pieced and appliqued and stitched it! It is totally awesome though! what a lucky Josh!

    Your hexagon quilt looks fab too!
    You really are a stitching inspiration, thank you :)

  9. That is a great quilt and the quilting will keep him busy looking for all the different patterns

  10. Wendy, haven't I always said that you are an inspiration!! Your quilt is incredible, the quilting just sets it off perfectly..

  11. The quilt is stunning, your gorgeous work, and that beautiful quilting have made a real heirloom. Congratulations!

  12. Hi Wendy - from Antwerp! Your quilt looks amazing. Doesn't quilting just make such a difference. Your hexies are coming along nicely too. I did some on the flight to Belgium, but about 16 hours in I realized I was stitching some upside down- time to stop! Happy stitching. Cate


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