Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Quilt...

I have been surrounded by quilters lately....and you know what?
These "quilty people" have hijacked my every thought for a few days now....
so much so that I began this on the weekend......

Yep, I have begun a quilt. Yes you heard me, a fair dinkum, dinky die quilt.
I decided to make it for my Grandmother for Christmas......
(I know some of my family read my blog so please DO NOT say anything or there will be trouble...)
I have made 9 blocks already with this one being the central one.
I never thought I would say it... but I think I am beginning to like quilting!!!!
Maybe these "quilty people" have good reason to be so obsessed.
Wish me luck...
Kathryn. XX

20 comments:

My Pink & Cream Cottage said...

Oooooooh Kathryn, how gorgeous is that, & you have embroidered in the centre. I have made 3 quilts, quite a few years ago & have done quite a bit of embroidery & just find it so relaxing. Maybe I should get back into it. Your Grandma is just going to LOVE it, what a great Chrissie pressie.

Happy quilting

Lyn xoxox

marie said...

Kathryn ~
I've been wondering about you! Now I know why you've been absent. That quilt square is beautiful!!! Your grandmother will love it for sure ~ mostly because her granddaughter made it for her. I know that's how I would feel.

I'll be praying for a lot of un-interrupted time to devote to your quilting.

And oh yes, I'm quite partial to that phrase ~ "fair dinkum, dinky die"!

Have a happy one!

Rachelmp said...

It's beautiful Kathryn! I think you will make a fantastic quilter..

TattingChic said...

What a beautiful quilt this is going to be! Your grandma is so very, very lucky! Don't worry! I promise I won't tell, LOL! ;)

Kerryanne English said...

The colours in your quilt are beautiful Kathryn. I look forward to seeing the photos when it is finished.
Hugs,
Kerryanne

tales from an O.C. cottage said...

Geeeeeeeez, with all the talent you don't need any "luck"...it looks so pretty!

M ^..^

A Bite of Country Cupcakes said...

Looks very delicate and pretty!
My siter is a quilter but I cannot sew a stitch!
I lack the patience required to do it!
All the patience I possess goes to raising kids...Hee,hee

Hen said...

Looks great! I look forward to seeing how your quilt progresses.
Hen x

Julie said...

Gotcha! This quilting thing is addictive.
Beautiful work, it will be stunning when finished.
Julie.

Jodie said...

OMG Annie will be so excited!!!!

Stina said...

Quilting is the best... ;o)
And you have made a wonderful start...good luck!! :o)

clare said...

That looks really beautiful, can't wait to see it finished .
Clare's Craftroom

Annie said...

Jodie is right . . . I'M EXCITED!!!!!!! Can't wait to see it in action! Yeah

NoƩmia said...

Don't say that you doesn't like quilting! what would happen if you like it?
It's gorgeous!!!!

A Spoonful Of Sugar said...

It looks gorgeous Kathryn!! I am sure it will be the first of many as quilting is highly addictive!

The Pink Poodle said...

dear kathryn...firstly thanks for your advice! woke up this morning and byron has already booked my flights for me..so I shall be off!!
ANYWAY..how gorgeous this quilt will be...and your embroidery..beautiful..
I am very jealous !!
your house must be filled with beautiful handmade treasures??
if so...please show us some..pretty please??
xx andrea

Kate said...

Just gorgeous! I'm just catching up - bloglines has not been updating your blog - aah!

Jelly Wares said...

It looks gorgeous!!! Very you... Can't wait to see the finished product..

Jodie :)

Bernadette said...

Kathryn how beautiful, what a lovely gift for your Grandmother. Welcome to the club!

Linda said...

Your embroidery is beautiful, I'm sure your grand mother will treasure it.