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cook*create*read: A new hobby!

Monday, March 14, 2011

A new hobby!

Let me tell you, a broken metatarsal is very bad for the bank balance!  During my enforced sofa time I've spent far too long surfing the web, and have discovered many gorgeous things, including Oh, Fransson! which inspired me to make a quilt!  I found a free Amy Butler pattern for the Mid Mod Quilt, order a fortune's worth of fabric ... and here is the finished article!  This is for Natasha's orange room (I also whipped up the curtains which need more hooks to get them hanging right!), and she LOVES it!  Don't look to closely - the corners (cleverly hidden in the photos :)) need some serious work, and there is a bit of puckering, but I am really pleased with it and well almost certainly make another! (My mum has put in her order for Mother's Day!)

9 Comments:

At March 14, 2011 5:00 pm , Blogger Hazel said...

This is gorgeous, Suzie - so much work in that quilt - I'm not surprised Natasha's pleased with it. Hope you're resting that foot still today x

 
At March 14, 2011 5:33 pm , Blogger tracy said...

wow!!! that's fantastic-well done you:) i would be put off with all those straight lines coz i'm pretty sure they wouldn't end up straight!!!

i bet tracey will loovve this :)

 
At March 14, 2011 7:35 pm , Blogger Net said...

Oh wow that's brilliant Suzie!

Well done you.

 
At March 15, 2011 12:39 pm , Blogger Karen said...

WOW WOW WOW you should be VERY proud of yourself Suzie...this is sooo gorgeous!!!! xxx

 
At March 15, 2011 9:12 pm , Blogger Traceyr said...

yum yum lots of lovely gorgeous oranginess. Natasha is a really lucky girl. Ask her if she will lend me the quilt sometime?

:)

 
At March 17, 2011 1:07 pm , Blogger Kaz said...

Wow Suzie, that is brilliant!! I love the fabrics and can't believe this is your first go.
*I know what you mean about sofa time and spending*
xxx

 
At March 19, 2011 10:28 pm , Blogger Gez said...

Suzie your quilt is incredible..most gorgeous :)

All things happen for a reason & you have spent your time well!! Good luck & have fun with your Mum's..hope we get to see it :)

Just wondering if you're taking orders! Have fun..xx

 
At April 05, 2011 4:51 pm , Blogger Kathy said...

Suzie, this is fantastic - what a brilliant job you did with the quilt - and the curtains too!
I'm a bit late in getting here but I'm trying to catch up with everyone at last

 
At April 16, 2011 9:07 pm , Blogger So many books, so little time said...

Great pic/quilt Suzie! I can't find your post of your favourite book - think I am looking in the wrong place lol

Lainy x

 

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