Tuesday, November 27, 2012

"What a pretty name!"

(Sergeant Wilson, Dad's Army, Series 4, Episode 35 )
Violet May is a new Granddaughter for two very good longtime friends and I have made her a quilt. Because of the SIDS guidelines I know she won't be tucked up in her cot with it, but hopefully it will be useful for tummy time, visiting and perhaps to snuggle under when she gets older. The family are on the land as well, but a different type of farm to us in the Riverina District of NSW.

Sometimes I build quilts based on the fabrics rather than follow patterns and a coordinated range is great to work with. This one, called 'Home to Roost by Heather Du Pont for "In The Beginning" Fabrics, is very happy and busy. I bought the full collection of fat quarters from The Nauvoo Quilt Company , my favourite place to buy fabric. Since my own little Grandson arrived I have discovered the wonderful children's fabrics that are available and added a few to my supplies.

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  1. What a fantastic looking quilt - I really like the fabrics you've selected.

  2. Love the fabric! Perfect for a farm baby!


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