I had already shown you the first of these here but now I have three further quilt tops to show you.
One of the hardest parts of the whole patchwork and quilting process for me is choosing the fabrics. I always procrastinate about which fabrics to use and planning these quilts was no exception. I am happy with all the choices in the end though. Sorry the photographs aren't great, the light isn't brilliant here this morning!
Over the next few days, these tops will all be layered and basted and, then the quilting can start! That will bring with it more procrastination as I decide how to quilt them all.
I will probably choose to do a mix of walking foot and free motion quilting but before that can start my poor machine will need some TLC.
Then there will be some sketching and doodling, followed by some practise. I will finally get them quilted..... promise!!
In between times, as I am to become a glamorous grandma (is there any other type?) very soon, I am working on this little project too.
Thank you for coming to visit..... look forward to seeing you soon!
Glad to hear you have managed to get some quilting done again. It has been wet and cold here too. I am looking forward to becoming a Great Auntie soon xxxReplyDelete
Thanks Janet! It's not long now!! Hope you had a good weekend despite the weather! Chrissie xxDelete
How exciting that you will becoming a grandma soon-congratulations! I think you did a great job of choosing fabrics. All your tops are darling and your beautiful quilting is really going to bring them to life. Happy stitching! KarenReplyDelete
I'm so happy about your approaching grandma status! I have a lot of trouble choosing fabrics and quilting design also, so I relate. Your quilts look pretty as well as your knitting. :)ReplyDelete
Approaching grandma stage! Yeah for that. I am not so lucky yet, but these quilts of yours are great inspiration, thanks for the links.ReplyDelete
Thanks Caroline! I'm very excited about being a Grandma!! Have a lovely weekend! Christine xxDelete
Being a grandma is THE best!! Hope the new wee one lives close enough that you can provide lots of cuddle time. You're working on some really nice baby gifties too - lucky baby indeed!ReplyDelete
Your quilt tops are gorgeous! You definitely know how to make pretty color combinations. These are so soft and lovely. How exciting that you'll soon be a grandma!ReplyDelete
I love the quilts, especially the first one. How exciting becoming a Grandma. Congratulations, Christine xxReplyDelete
Oh wie schön, dass Du Oma wirst. Da gratuliere ich von Herzen. Das sind sehr schöne Quikts geworden. Das ist ein so schönes Geschenk für Enkelkinder.ReplyDelete