Quilts. Old, new and unmade
When I trained to be a computer programmer, I had to stay in Guildford during the week for six months, only coming home at weekends. Staying at a B&B, I needed something to do in the evening, other than the homework.
I have never got to grips with wadding and backing, so the project has remained unfinished ever since. That was at least 35 years ago!
Or how about these edging ones?
I have sent off for some fixing spray to stick the backing, wadding and top together, and some 120 x 120 wadding. The wadding has a 3 week delivery delay on it as after I had ordered it they sent an email saying they had sold out. But the spray should be here soon, which means I can get on with this next one.
Quite a few years ago, my Mum made up some beautiful embroidered squares and strips for a king sized quilt. She sewed some of it together, but really doesn’t like that part, so I now have it to finish off.
I have nearly done the top now and am waiting for the spray to help with the backing process.
It’s going to look really lovely when it’s done. I may use it as a snuggle up on the sofa so more people can admire it.
And finally, I am gathering fabric to make a purple and cream one for DD2 by June 2015 when she gets married (purple being her theme colour). I have a few things sorted out from my stash, but need quite a bit more. So I shall be off shortly to boot fairs to look out suitable fabric.
Busy, busy, busy!
Take care of your family and your budget
Before putting together the meal planners, Lesley surveyed what was needed. Of the existing 14 meal plans, most are for 2 people so can be sized up or down. Others are for 1, or 4 people