Wednesday, 8 February 2012

New Mini, New Swap and a Heart

New Mini Quilt for my Creative Space

I made this block for my "Oh my Stars" Quilt but it just didn't fit with the feel of the quilt that I am aiming for so I have made it into a Mini Quilt.

A little practise at Hand Quilting

It now hangs with another Mini Quilt I made a little while back


Initial Heart Swap Received

I was so excited yesterday when postie arrived.
He had a parcel in his hands and I didn't know who it was from. 
I opened it to find this ....

My special Initial Heart made just for me, some yummy chocolates a cute little notebook for my handbag all from Illene.  Thank you Illene, I love them all.

This now hangs in my sewing space so I can enjoy seeing it every day :o)

I have also made it in to the next round of the Doll Quilt Swap, Round 12 and my first time.

I now have my secret partner and need to come up with some ideas. This round you have to use a solid other than white and incorporate at least one of 5 different blocks.

Churn Dash/Shoofly
Log Cabin
Drunkards Path
NY Beauty
Flying Geese.

I need to stalk my secret partner a little before I start this one.

Happy stitching, Sharon

11 comments :

  1. I love your Minis. Happy stalking.

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  2. Beautiful minis's - a great way to practice hand quilting.... your heart is very cute....a fun little swap ... looking forward to seeing your doll quilt take shape..
    Hugz

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  3. HaPPy that your "heart" arrived.. and LoVe what you did with a orphan block.. it looks wonderful hanging there!
    Enjoy your stalking... lol. :)

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  4. whow Saron your mini quilt is awesome,well done,lovely heart swap parcel to receive,happy stalking.xx

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  5. I love your little "Stars" reject!! A twist (pun intended) on Card Trick.

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  6. I like how the star sort of twirls in color in the center.

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  7. yay your heart looks very cute! love your mini quilt.can not wait to see what u do for dolls quilt.
    hugs
    xo

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  8. What a lovely gift - lucky you! Makes your day/week though doesn't it!? As for the mini quilt - gorgeous. I love the hand quilting (I'm a huge handquilting fan). Happy Stitching, Susie

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  9. I love your mini quilts and your gift is lovely!

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  10. Please stop by my blog, as I have given you an award. I realize not everyone accepts these awards, but your creativity is definitely to be noted :-)

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