Sunday, 27 November 2016

"Honeysuckle Lane" - Quilt Petite Blog Hop

Today is my turn on the Quilt Petite Blog Hop.
I am so honoured to be a part of Sedef's Blog Hop to celebrate the release of her first book.

Her book is truely beautiful with so many inspiring projects.
I found it very hard to pick a project.

Lily wanted another cushion for her room and although her first choice was the stunning Bonjour Cushion on the cover we decided to pick another project for the blog hop and to also make the Bonjour Cushion together over the school holidays.  That is a win win for both of us :)

Allow me to introduce
"Honeysuckle Lane"

Honeysuckle Lane, in the book is a Mini Quilt, but Lily wanted it as a cushion.
So I turned it into a Pillowcase :)

Our "Tenants" are a little different too. The Baker wanted the first shop, with the "Boutique" in the middle and still moving in at the end is "Lilabelle Lane".

I used my Bernina for all the stitching, including the shop names but it would appear that I forget to finish the last shop so I must go back and hand embroider the name on, this is, if I can get it back off Lily. 

I have also put up a free tutorial over on the Bernina Blog HERE for how I turned the Mini Quilt panel into a Pillowcase.

 And here it is, pride and place on Lily's bed.  I love that his kid loves handmade.
Also currently on her bed is the first quilt I ever made her some 5 years ago.
She truly knows how to steal a mothers heart.

Here is a list of all the stops on the "Quilt Petite" Blog Hop.
Be sure to pop on over and take a look at what everyone has made.
So many beautiful things in everyones own style.

Also, don't forget to go and visit Sedef at Down Grapevine Lane as she has a lovely Giveaway happening too.

November 6: Sedef at Down Grapevine Lane (intro + giveaway)
November 7: Wynn at Zakka Art
November 8: Sarah at A Little Happy Place
November 9: Bridgette at The Family Hearth
November 10: Heidi at Fabric Mutt
November 11: Minki at Minki's Work Table
November 12: Ange at A Little Patchwork
November 13: Lauren at Molly and Mama
November 14: Michelle at Cole & Taffy
November 15: Nadra at Ellis & Higgs
November 16: Amy at Nana Company
November 17: Faith at Sarana Ave
November 18: Debbie at Happy Little Cottage
November 19: Erin at Why Not Sew
November 20: Amanda at Jedi Craft Girl
November 21: Melissa at Oh How Sweet
November 22: Stacy at Stacy Olson Design
November 23: Ayda at Cafe Nohut
November 24: Peta at She Quilts A Lot
November 25: Amanda at A Crafty Fox
November 26: Keera at Live Love Sew
November 27: Sharon at Lilabelle Lane
November 28: Kate at The Homemakery
November 29: Jemima at Tied With A Ribbon
November 30: Jodie at Ric Rac
December 1: Anorina at Samelia's Mum
December 2: Alisha at Ministry of Fabric
December 3: Xanthe at Wife-made
December 4: Cheri at Tinker With This
December 5: Kristyne at Pretty By Hand
December 6: Kimberly at Fat Quarter Shop
December 7: Veronica at Vivid Felicity
December 8: Shari at Doohikey Designs
December 9: Jina at Jina Barney Designz
December 10: Emma at Emma Jean Jansen
December 11: Sedef at Down Grapevine Lane (wrap up + giveaway winner)

Happy Stitching,

Sharon xx


  1. CUTE! CUTE! Love your projects! Isn't Sedef's Book neat!
    Thanks for sharing!

  2. Wow - this is gorgeous! Beautiful work and thanks so much for sharing! I'm tempted to try this, but need more confidence!

  3. This is absolutely beautiful. Love the fabric colors you chose. What a neat idea with the pillowcase. Lily is a lucky girl :)!


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