Saturday, July 6, 2013

Where did June go?

I really did plan to come back and post in June, truly, but somehow it disappeared right before my eyes!
With many work commitments taking up my time I have had little time to sew so not much to show you.  I have had quite a few nights out of the house and a short trip to New Zealand ....which is lovely....wish I could have stayed for a bit of touristing.

I haven't yet bound the red and white quilt, though I did square it up this afternoon, so hopefully I will sew the binding on tomorrow.
I have finished the next pair of Caswell blocks

 

love the red bird!


I finished sewing "the bag".  I really didn't need a bag but I saw the Amy Butler Weekend Bag and got the bug.
To be honest I'm not much of a sewer, and this bag was hard and fiddly. It took a lot more time than I thought it would. But it's finished and it's CUTE but far from perfect.


The pattern doesn't have much internal division. I added a pocket to the bag and bought these


to help me keep things in order. Overall I'm happy..........and glad it's finished.

The last thing for today is another sneak peek.........thank you Katrina for the beautiful quilting you have sewn on this quilt. You are an artist!  The more I look the more I see.


If you would like to see more before I get a chance to post about Sallie Ann, do visit Katrina's blog.

That's it for today....my fingers need to do something!

Deb

9 comments:

Cardygirl said...

Lovely to hear hat you have been up to...and I LOVE that bag!

Miriam said...

Love the birds on your Caswell blocks.

The bag is great. I have the pattern. I must make one.

I read Katrina's blog post about your quilt. Absolutely stunning work by both of you! Congratulations!!! :)

Sue said...

Oh your appliqué is just stellar and these blocks are gorgeous!!

I do love the quilting in your quilt too. Wow, it's amazing what some of these quilters can do!

Karen said...

The bird blocks are very good. I like your fabric choices for them.

Margaret said...

Your Sally Ann is gorgeous!!!! OMG! Wow! Thanks for the link to Katrina's blog -- wow again! Love your new blocks from the Caswell quilt too. Your blog is always a treat!

Kate said...

You have been busy.
Caswell blocks are looking very nice indeed, it will be lovely to see them all together sometime. Sally Anne has been finished to a T. Katrina certainly has done a supurb job. You must be super thrilled.

Every Stitch said...

Where DID June go indeed! I saw the quilting of Sally Ann on Katrina's blog - just stunning! and she has done a superb job with the quilting too. Love your Caswell blocks - really pretty :)
Hilda

Jess @ Scrappy n Happy said...

Your bag is fantastic!
Love your birds too!

audrey said...

I adore your bird blocks! Beautiful use of fabric.:)