January 27, 2011

My Creative Space.

This is the fabric I bought last year that was going to be made up into a quilt of some sort for a gift! After my fabric stash clean up on the weekend and re-discovering this little bundle of brightly coloured fabric I decided to put it together.

The square construction was easy, very basic and took no time at all, but because I'm not really a quilter and the thought of stippling all of this quilt frightens me...... I decided to do something different!
 I raided my kitchen cupboard and found all the different sized circles I needed, drew circles all over with my magic fabric pen, pinned the fabric down, then stitched along the line of the circles!

 I was amazed at how quickly it all came together. I think the only thing that was time consuming on this was hand stitching the binding........all of which was done in the car yesterday on the way to Green Valley Farm ( a three hour drive ).
It was originally intended as a christening gift, but because I became so busy towards the end of last year I didn't have the time to make it up, I had to settle for a bought gift. I think I'll still send it to the mother of the new bub anyway, besides I don't have a baby boy, and have no intentions of having another baby! It'll make a nice surprise anyway, cheer her up............I hear her middle son put her mobile phone in the toaster yesterday and turned it on! It didn't look good!

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14 comments:

Becky said...

Your cirlcle design for the quilting really works well with the circle blocks in that quilt. Bright and Happy colours too :)

mel @ loved said...

That is Beautiful, I LOVE the effect of the circles!!

Rie said...

What a nifty idea & the circles look great!

Bugalugs aka Jacqui said...

I love it!! The circle effect is perfect!!

handmadehappiness said...

ooohhhh I love it very very cute and bowls who would have thought !! xx

BOB & MABEL said...

That is beautiful, i'm sure your friend will absolutely love her surprise gift.

clare's craftroom said...

Wow I love it ! Circles and quilt are just great !

Teek said...

great idea!!! I love how it has turned out. fantastic
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Tanya

Roundabout said...

I have such a thing for circles! Its my goal this year to make a quilt & I think I'll use your circle idea. It turned out so cute!

The Clip Cafe said...

Oh man I hate naturally crafty people like you! (joking!!) You are great! That looks really really REALLY GOOD!!!

Zertuchina said...

Love it!!!!

OnePerfectDay said...

It looks great!

Posie Patchwork said...

Fabulous, i get the kitchen bowls out too, great to see we share a brain!! Great work, love car craft too, rocks, love Posie

suesueb said...

What a bright, fun quilt! I'm sure your friend will absolutely love it!! Great idea for the quilting too! Have a fun, creative day!!