Gloves

Hi,

I haven’t got much to show except for some gloves I finished. They go with the scarf I made earlier for mum in the UK. A little piece of New Zealand Possum in them. They aren’t liked here as they eat what they shouldn’t I’m told. I feel a bit sorry for them so maybe I’ll swap to Alpaca as they get the royal treatment!

 

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Linda :)

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Quilt Show

Hi,
A few photos from the Auckland Quilt Festival.

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A lovely quilt that caught my eye…

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And this one from Tula Pink’s 100 quilt blocks. One I have on my to do list.

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This was another gorgeous quilt that won lots of ribbons.

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Love this quilt and all the fabrics. Margaret’s Gypsy Wife quilt and close ups of the quilting done by Rebecca, Margaret’s daughter. Wishing someone in my family was a long arm quilter!!

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and…..I’ve been enjoying
myself playing with paper piecing and chopping up fabrics and enjoying the sunshine !
Until next time,
Linda:)

 

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Spring and New Projects

Hi,
I went to the Helensville Art weekend yesterday and had a great time seeing all the things everyone makes. So many artistic people in one village. I think they all gravitate to live amongst those beautiful rolling green hills. Today is a good day to go with the sun finally out!
I went outside and took a few photos of the spring flowers. They remind me of Kaffe Fasset colours.

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I haven’t had much to show sewing wise as I had deadlines to finish. Not keen on that at all as it seems to take away the enjoyment a bit.
So now feeling free a new project has been started. Looking at some fabrics for a new quilt and can’t wait to get started.

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Have a lovely long weekend,
Linda

 

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Kathy Doughty Class

Hi,
I have a couple of pictures from Kathy Doughty Modern Wedge class last weekend at All Things Patchwork. I found it all very inspiring and came away with ideas! The sun was pouring through the window in this photo and I do need a new camera.

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This is Sue’s quilt and the original below ……
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is from Kathy’s book Adding Layers.

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Madeline’s blocks using Vintage style fabrics and the binding’s on my table runner.

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Have a great weekend,
Clocks go forward on Sunday,
Linda :)

 

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