Wednesday, 11 March 2009

Coloured Trapunto Workshop

Hamtune Quilters Northampton


On Tuesday 3rd evening I taught 33 ladies how to do Annie London's coloured trapunto. It was a fun evening and I will be repeating the workshop for the BQS group on Saturday 14th. Everyone seemed to enjoy themselves and quite a few managed to complete the whole thing in the 2 hours.

Bears in the Farmhouse





RIGHT
Step 3 of Bears in the Farmhouse, 12 blocks to this stage just completed in time. Now to work on Step 4 and add borders and join the squares together.
LEFT
Worked hard today and have Step 4 completed.. have to wait until 25th for the next step.

Stash Busting March

I'm a little late starting my March Stash Busting log. I have been trying to finish some projects.
January started with 620 yds
Added to stash 67 yds Used 81 yds Balance 31st March 606 yds.

Added 3rd March 13 yds [mostly cream ] Used this week 0 yds balance 613.25
Added 10th March 0 yds Used this week 3yds [fairy blocks] balance 610.25 yds
Added 17th March 0 yds Used this week 0yds balance 610.25 yds
Added 24th March 3 yds [gift] Used 6.25 yds [Attic windows/curtains] balance 607yds
Added 31st March 0 yds Used 1 yd [Chicken] balance 606yds

The new furniture

Exciting times, the furniture lorry turned up this morning with the new settee and chair. Two men quickly had it in the house removed the w...