Lovely Liberty – a Friday finish!

Remember these…..

liberty fabrics - vb handmade

I couldn’t resist cutting into them, but felt guilty keeping them all to myself so turned them into this present for my Aunty’s birthday.

liberty star 1

I think she was pleased!

back of liberty star

It is *another* Liberty star, but I don’t think I could ever tire of these. They’re so simple to make, but so pretty too.

Liberty Star 2

This time I tried a new squiggle for my FMQ  and layered two pieces of batting together. It felt so lovely and squishy to quilt and after the texture was so fabulously bumpy I might just have to try it again….. very impressed!

I would like to make one of these for myself, but I know I probably won’t because I hate to make the same thing twice…we’ll see…..

Linking up for TGIFF at Quilt Matters and Finish it Up Friday


Sunday Stash – Wonderful Winnings!

My lovely fabrics arrived this week from Pink Chalk Fabrics.  Here they are….

pink chalk fabrics

Initially I was going to go for lots of fat quarters, but decided against that idea and opted instead to buy some larger quantities so I can make a few clothes and things.

The mustardy flower one is going to be a staple dress (I think) and the gorgeous Lisa Congdon – Land That Never Was is going to be an It’s a Cinch Tote. Continue reading