Seems that there hasn't been much crafting going on here, just been shuffling the Penski file as I have been too pooped to stitch!
Last night I did play with my swan lake fabrics to get going on some more hexie flowers- I only need to make about 90 more.
This is the flower garden that I adopted from Niki in the UK last year.
Last year it was taken to Jemimas', my local quiltshop to be quilted. They have done a super job. I was just amazed at how different the quilt looks after it has been quilted. The photo doesn't do it justice.
It looks like it has had a fresh makeover.
now onto the binding.
Today I visited Ingrid's (Supergoof) blog and was so inspired by the progress she has made on her Swan Lake quilt. I have cut enough hexies to make 10 flowers and once I can get some more Vliesofix I will get cracking on cutting some more dollies. Still haven't plucked up the courage to cut the back ground pieces yet. I am such a coward.
I have been trying to find out what threads would give me the best effect with the blanket stitch applique for my dollies and have decided to give silk threads a go.
That is once all my dollies are cut out and ready to go.
For the centre I am going to give broderie perse a go. This morning I put the pieces on the background that I will use for the centre panel., just to get a little inspiration of my own. Looks a little sparse but the focus of the quilt is the borders not the centre-or so the pattern says.
Hope you find some time for crafting, I will desperately be seeking it!