Wednesday, 2 May 2007

Sam's Blankie


Something I used to do a lot was quiltmaking. Well I hadn't done any for about two years and sorting through my fabric stash yesterday I found a bunch of blocks leftover from another project. Now my boy Sam loves nothing better (except maybe walkies) than being cuddled up under a quilt, so I decided to make him one of his very own and this is the result!

It's mainly homespun and Japanese cottons with a dash of Kaffe Fassett fabric in there. The back is a cozy soft flannel and I finished it off with some free motion quilting in a leaf and vine pattern. My flash has burned out the colours somewhat, they're actually much richer than they look here. As you can see, he seems to like it.

3 comments:

  1. Lucky Sam!!! That is the most gorgeous quilt, using all my most favourite colours! AND you used some KF fabrics - brave girl;-P You know, I still haven't forgiven you for meeting him in real life, but I'll try not to go on about it... Sam looks lovely too - a bit like my dog, Taggie - I shall send you a piccie sometime!

    Hugs, Lolly xxx

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  2. It's stunning, Fran! Is there really nothing you can't turn your hand to?!?! If you stop by my blog, you'll see I just bought my first EVER sewing machine and I'm just SOOO excited!! And the local fabric shop does quilting classes...
    I'm an absolute novice, so it should be interesting...

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  3. My dogs are so WAY jealous!

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