Show Case Friday 12

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Cute and cuddly boys, cute and cuddly. Sorry, couldn’t help but borrow that line from the Penguins of Madagascar!

This quilt sure is cute and cuddly. Another wonderful completed quilt donation from the quilters group in Wollongong.

A perfect quilt for a little boy.

Let’s all be sew generous,

Suzanne

 

Show Case Friday 11

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This quilt just pops out at you, don’t you think? The colour combination in this quilt is absolutely gorgeous. The hot pink and black pinwheels came as a set of orphan blocks. I must admit it took a while for me to work out what I wanted to do with these blocks. That was until I found this really lovely grey fabric. It was then a simple pairing of colours and there you have it. I had fun quilting a very geometric design in grey thread on this quilt.

I have to say that the black fence as a background really works. Again I have to thank my neighbour for letting me use her fence. I was running out of areas to photograph all the quilts in my own yard.

Photographing quilts isn’t as easy as I would have thought. I am by no means a professional photographer, not even an amateur really, but I really had fun finding different and interesting places and ways to photograph the quilts. I am looking forward to my next photography session – I might try my local park next time round.

Let’s all be sew generous,

Suzanne

 

Show Case Friday 10

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Vibrant, fun, busy and colourful. Just a few words to describe this wonderful quilt. This was sent to us as a completed quilt top along with the backing (which is a crossword puzzle fabric) and binding. A quick trip to my longarm quilting machine and it was done.

Binding again isn’t my favourite part of quilting so luckily for me Effie’s church group offered their services to help us finish binding some of the quilts that needed to be finished (and I was dragging my feet a little I admit). These ladies did a wonderful job of finishing off the binding, giving me more time to organise and quilt more quilts. Win – win.

Let’s all be sew generous,

Suzanne

Show Case Friday 9

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A very interesting and cute quilt that was donated to us completed by the students at PLC. They used the tied quilt method to put this gorgeous quilt together.

It is hard to see but there are lots of different ribbons, lace and buttons throughout the whole quilt. Such lovely textures.

We love receiving donations just like this one from anyone and everyone. Please if you have any completed quilt tops, orphan blocks, fabric or batting we would love to receive them.

Let’s all be sew generous,

Suzanne

Show Case Friday 8

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Winnie the Pooh. Ah, that brings back memories of my childhood. Am I showing my age here?!

I was contacted a while ago by a very lovely lady a while who was the textile teacher at PLC in Croydon. As part of the textile curriculum they put together some quilts. These very thoughtful students had decided that they wanted to donate these quilts to Sew Generous to pass onto children with cancer rather than keeping the quilts for themselves.

It is wonderful to see such young students already embracing charity work for those going through a very hard time.

A lovely donation. Many thanks.

Let’s all be sew generous,

Suzanne