Tuesday, 28 March 2017

What I’m Working On

Hello lovely readers.

I’ve been working on a real hodge podge of things at the moment.  None of them are particular photo worthy but I’ll do my best to make this an interesting post!


Part of my bucket list is to do most of Quiltville’s scrap quilts.  I’ve been sewing these little blocks (chunky churn dashes) when I have some sewing machine time and they have stitched together beautifully.  I was determined to not purchase a single bit of fabric and I’m pleased to say I succeeded!


I’ll show you the whole thing tomorrow, I pieced a lovely piano key border which went on so easily – sometimes sewing works, doesn't  it?


Lovely quilt.  More tomorrow.


Our group is making a Lucy Boston quilt as a raffle quilt, and whilst the main blocks are done, we have 249002818 connector blocks to make before we can finish it.  I spent a long time kitting up the blocks for the group members to do their bit, and slowly but surely, I think it’s coming along.


It’s not much fun doing these blocks.  Not compared to the lovely main coloured ones.  But they need doing, and by kitting them up I can take them to ballet or netball and stitch while I wait.  Can I recommend that you do this step WHILST you do the fun blocks, and not leave them till the end?  Cause it’s BORING.


I made myself another Lucy Boston.  They are leaning towards pink/brown and I don’t want that to happen.  It’s funny how blocks go the way they want to go.  I’ll have to get someone else to pick out some fabrics for me, I can see if that works better.


And another lovely twisted hexagon to add to the pile.  I can do one in about ten minutes, so in a couple of hours ballet down time, I can get quite a few done.  But I’ve had to backburner this one, I’m too busy piecing the aforementioned Lucy Boston connectors.


And in something totally different, I’ve pulled out the Gloria Loughman I started so long ago.  I’m waiting to see if something hits me.  I’ve already taken the dots off, I decided I didn’t like them.

So that’s where I’m up to.  Hodge Podge.

Hope you’re all doing well, hope my readers in Far North Queensland are still coping – take care up there!


  1. You have been busy, well done.

    1. Thanks, Jude! Hope you've been productive also!

  2. Its lovely to see another Aussie Bonniac lol, i love all her patterns. Your scrappy chunky churn dash is beautiful, i love scrappy quilts where anything goes

    1. Ha! I hadn't heard us called that before! I do so love a scrap quilt too!

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