Saturday Quilting Bring and Share (62)

Welcome to Saturday Quilting Bring & Share. An opportunity to bring along your project(s) to a virtual sewing day and join in some of the conversations reaching across the Worldwide Quilting Community this past week. Do add your links and thoughts in the comments box at the bottom of this page. Thank you!

Salisbury Cathedral from the North by Allison ReidIn my last blog post I mentioned a planned visit to Salisbury. My lovely Daughter had arranged a day out for the two of us 🙂 We met at Salisbury Railway Station. First job was to deliver my (rather heavy) Pfaff sewing machine to the repair shop at the Franklins sewing and knitting store. My much used machine is in desperate need of a TLC service: although still valiantly soldiering-on it sounds mechanically dry, almost like it’s been left out in the desert and filled up with sand 🙁

Square in a Square border and binding fabrics by Allison ReidOf course while we were in Franklins we spent some time trying to match up fabrics with the Mirabelle fabrics of my current project. It wasn’t easy. I think this range of fabrics is about five years old, maybe more, and the tones and shades of current fabric ranges are completely different. Still in the end we decided these two fabrics should make acceptable borders and binding for the pair of Square in a Square quilts I’m making.

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An Opportunity and a Blog Anniversary

Today is my blog anniversary! Being part of the quilty blog community for the past year has been a real privilege and I’ve learned so much from reading and following other bloggers and being part of the 2015 New Quilt Bloggers blog hop.  A big ‘THANK YOU’ to everyone who has read my posts, chosen to follow my blog and taken time to write comments 🙂 My big news … Read more