Sunday, February 8, 2015

Lots of sewing

 Don't you love it when you find a new pattern and you just can't wait to get started and make that very first block. This was the case when I saw this quilt on Pinterest, its so pretty. Its an older design by Fig Tree quilts,
 I sorted through all my fig tree fabrics and then realized I wouldn't have enough for all 16 blocks so I put a shout out on my Instgram page and I was so lucky that  a few friends had exactly what I needed so we did a few fabric trades, it was so much fun.  My first block took me at least 2 hours to make but now I have the swing of things I'm hoping the next one will be shorter.
 Later this year I hope to be teaching a few more classes at Patchworksplus shop, Sarah and I have been coming up with a few class projects and we think a disappearing 4 patch will be a great class, can you believe that this block was just  4 charm squares sewn together.
 With some careful cutting and rearranging it soon became this sweet block. I can't wait to make more.
 Number 3 son is a minecraft fanatic and he asked me to make him a wall quilt, He drew 4 blocks, here is block one. At least the others have a bit of colour in them.
During the week I ordered some of the new tilda fabric, oh its beautiful. I can't wait to start sewing with it, I just need to find that perfect pattern once again. I should design something myself.

I'm spending today  with a very good friend for a sewing day so I had best get organised, we have some serious catching up to do.

Enjoy your Sunday and I hope you find some sewing time.

14 comments:

Christine M said...

I'm looking forward to seeing your quilt, Leanne. Should be gorgeous.

Anita : Shabby Quilt said...

I am also having trouble deciding what to do with my new fabrics also.Your block is lovely .

Simone Harding said...

Love those four charm squares and how you have cut them to make the new block. Would love to know where to get the pattern for this.

Maria said...

Lovely blocks and beautiful fabrics! The disappearing 4 patch block is really interesting; I checked out a video of Jenny Doan's.

Cheryll said...

ooO some fantastic projects in the wings I think. Keep us up to date... xox

Jeanette said...

Love the blocks. Hugs,xx

Kim said...

Oh love what your making with the Figtree fabrics so glad I could help you out.

Susan said...

Slovenly blocks. Your new Tilda fabrics will be a nice contrast to the Minecraft project :)

Christine Barnsley said...

Hello Leanne! Love your new Fig Tree Quilt.... it is going to look fabulous and the disappearing four patch looks great too! Have fun sewing your son's quilt... it is nice that he drew the blocks for you. I have just received some of that beautiful new Tilda range too! Enjoy your sewing day! :) xx

Bev said...

Those fabric colors are just yummy! Beautiful blocks! XO

Anthea said...

I'm sure the new-old Fig Tree pattern will turn out beautifully Leanne... Love the look of the Tilda fabrics

Susie said...

Oh that pattern is very pretty. Love that new tilda then again I love all Tilda fabric. Look forward to seeing what you come up with.

Lynda said...

Your new Fig Tree quilt is going to be lovely. I've been thinking about making a disappearing four patch later this year - love your floral blocks.

Stephany said...

The Tilda fabric is wonderful !!!!

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