Wednesday, 7 August 2019

bits and bobs

I just don't know where the past few weeks have flown to...
I have been working on a surprise gift which I will show once it's complete as the recipient doesn't visit my blog but I can show that I have been slowly adding to my mini hearts collection.
This is a pic from a few weeks ago they have doubled since this pic was taken quite nicely.
 These little lovelies are from my scrap stash. They are so cute.

On Monday I had a day to myself and decided that I would piece a backing from my blue stash. It's rough looking in this picture but you get the idea. I was in a hurry  to start basting so it was a quick pic.

the backing is for this basket quilt which has been waiting for awhile.
It will be hand quilted as it's not that big and should be manageable.

I also basted another secret project for hand quilting. Think these will keep me distracted for a little bit till I get back to what I need to be working

happy days


  1. Gorgeous fussy cutting with your hearts.
    That looks like a big hand quilting project you have ahead of you. Good luck!

  2. Your hearts and baskets are beautiful! I can't wait to see more!

  3. Your hearts are beautiful Marina, the little gumnut babies are so cute. Well done on the quilt backing, your basket quilt is beautiful. Good to be hand quilting in this cold weather!!

  4. Lots of hearts there and the Gun Babies are very cute...
    Always good to piece your backing..
    Love your blue basket quilt...

  5. Your hearts looks o gorgeous and it must be great to get that quilt basted. xx

  6. Always NiCe to visit to see what you've been up to... xox

  7. Love Snugglepot and Cuddlepie. Great things happening at your house.

  8. The heart shape babies are oh so cute.

  9. For some reason my comments are not showing up in my email. But, I wanted to thank you for commenting on my blog post about Mary Brown in Wonderland. I got busy on the first block yesterday. I think it is going to be harder to use the Alice in Wonderland fabric than I thought. Time will tell.

  10. Hello Marina, hope alls well. Long time since you posted
    Hugs maria....


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