Tuesday, 31 January 2012

Uttoxeter Quilt Class

Lizzy wasted no time at all... first thing in the morning she added 4 corner stones to the borders, an added extra that she decided on right at the last minute... PMS (Pleasing My Self) she was able to make two large sandwiches ready to be quilted, two separate halves that will be joined together after quilting. She'd have made the sandwiches a lot faster if I had cut the wadding the correct width the first time! wooops...
Marisabel was having a little difficulty matching her seams so we did a little investigating. All the strips and corner stones were cut very accurately indeed so we looked at the seam allowance... just a couple of threads too narrow on the quarter inch seams... that's all it was... a little unpicking of one seam and larger seams on others and things lined up much better...

Giggly Gillian appliqu├ęd these 5 sheep and decided she didn't want to make any more... not that she wasn't enjoying the stitching, she just wants to get the quilt finished. The green sheep-less blocks will have flowers appliqued on them... they'll look like a meadow...
Lovely Lyn, however, has a full flock of sheep! Aren't they just lovely!!!! All nine finished and with delicious, orange flowers to munch upon, some sheep walking and some standing still. The orange round the edge will be a 1/2" inner border to a rather beautiful border fabric which will be 5 inches wide.. more pictures next week as Lyn will be making a sheep sandwich, no mint sauce though! ha ha ha sorry Lyn!

We're meeting again next week, Tuesday 7th February... 10am to 3pm

1 comment:

Annabelle said...

Lovely to get another ook at Lyn's quilt =although of course they are all lovely. xx