Saturday, December 1, 2012

What a Pair!

Another two blocks to show you - haven't managed to do much more than that over the last fortnight, sadly.
  On the upside, exam marking is finished and workish things should slow a little between now and Christmas.

First of my pair this week is the next George III Coverlet block (which I have been incorrectly calling King George Coverlet).

I do enjoy hand piecing so this project is making me smile :)  I like Carolyn's fabric choices for the BOM which are a mix of fabulous repros and some more modern soft florals.

Block 2 this time is the next block from our gorgeous Di's Antique Wedding Sampler.

The blocks will be set on point, so the dear sweet bird will be flying correctly eventually! Until then, tilt your head 45 degrees to the left.

Speaking of Di, poor girl has broken her ankle, so will be forced to sit at home and stitch furiously.  If you leave her a comment at the SSS blog, I'm sure it will speed along her recovery.

Another thing making me happy, is Sue Spargo's glorious stitching book, mine is already covered in drool.  

Last photo is of my "design wall";), lol,  I don't actually have one.  But what I do have is an a tapestry frame that I throw things over, so you can see a bit of a sneek peak at what is to come.

I hope your run up to Christmas is not too hectic.  Mine is rather busy but includes my DD's birthday and a couple of trips to Castlemaine, too much fun.

Much joy to all



Margaret said...

Ack! I love what's thrown over your tapestry frame! Wow! I don't have a design wall either. lol! Love your two blocks -- gorgeous! What does the King George III Coverlet look like? I haven't seen that one and am very curious! Your Christmas holidays sound like fun! I'm just happy my kids will be home and DS will be home for a whole month!

Sue-Anne said...

Hi Deb, your blocks are looking really good. It's quite frightening to think that Xmas is only a few weeks away !
See you at Castlemaine.

Debbie said...

Needs Must as they say! My design wall is my son's (now living in Kalgoorlie) upturned mattress which rests against the wall in his old bedroom, now returned to me as my sewing room. Love your work. Your blocks are superb

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