Saturday, April 9, 2011

Very jealous

of those of you who were able to attend the exhibition of red and white quilts - it appeared to be absolutely amazing. Thank you to all those who posted photos. It was very much appreciated.

I am looking forward to attending one of our large annual quilt shows next weekend. Although not as spectacular as the red and white exhibiton, it is usually very enjoyable and inspiring.

In fact, last year one of my favourite quilts was a version of the Wickersham quilt. To my amazement, the lovely Sue-Anne from Buddy & Me remembered that I was after the book when she found out that one had become available! So thanks Sue-Anne. I am now the proud owner of

This quilt is a project which is now towards the top of the list!


Still working away at my current projects. Nearly done with Block 2 of Lollipop trees

and enjoying it. It is easy sewing and the colours are pure happiness.

I wasn't going to post about Sallie Ann until I'd finished panel 4 - but it's so close I couldn't resist

You can really see the curve starting to - well - curve. I'm going to have a short break from it now to finish aforementioned lollipop block 2.

Hope to have some Quilt show photos for you next time.

Until then, happy sewing,

Deb

10 comments:

Adele said...

I made the Wickersham when i lived in Albury at Patchwork on Stonleigh and yes i did finish it lol. Love Sally anne.

Adele xx

Lizzie said...

The red and white looked fabulous didn't it? You're making great progress on all your applique. I'll be at AQC on Friday and Saturday, really looking forward to it.
Lizzie
xxx

Sue-Anne said...

Hi Deb, I'm pleased you finally got the book. The quilts I have seen made are stunning as I am sure your's is going to be.

Sally Anne is absolutely beautiful.

Janet said...

The Wickersham quilt is beautiful, I'll enjoy watching you make it. Of course it had to go near the top of the list, I completely understand. I'm so glad if you could share photos from the AQC, have a wonderful time. Love, love seeing your progress with the applique.

Margaret said...

Your projects are just wonderful! Oh my! Those flowers on Sallie Ann are amazing! Congrats on getting the Wickersham quilt book!

Lori said...

The Wickershem quilt is wonderful! I lvoe all the quilts you are working on. The final border of Sallie Ann is awesome!

Cardygirl said...

The red & white exhibition looked fabulous...nice to see all the pics. Love your lollipop trees...the applique looks great.

Kathie said...

Oh Sallie Ann is just beautiful...very fun lollypop block
You should have told me you were looking for that book! Its a beautiful quilt one that has been on my list too.
Of course we would love quilt show pictures! Thanks
Kathie

Karen said...

I have the Wickersham book but have not made any of the blocks. I hope you can start on some of the blocks soon. I will enjoy seeing them.

sissyjane said...

I know how you feel! I really wish I had seen the Red and White exhibit in all it's beauty!

Your quilts and blocks are fabulous!