Wednesday, 21 August 2013

Patchwork Quilt

Good Morning All. Hope you will have a good day what ever you have planned.

Here is my new obsession. For years my daughter has been making wonderful patchwork quilts by hand and by machine and all I have done is design and cut out the cardboard shapes so she could sew them into patterns for the quilts.

Recently I started looking at some of the flowers on a challenge at Journey of a Quilter and I thought I would like to have a go at a quilt made with the flower patterns. Like everything else I do I got completely carried away and have been sewing flowers every time I sit down to watch television or listen to the radio.

This is my entry for this weeks One Flower Wednesday-you will notice that our conservatory carpet is full of bits of cotton:)




Here are two of the bigger pieces with 7 flowers in each and some of the blue material I showed you here though it looks a lot paler colour on that post. It is really the dark navy



All made by hand with the cardboard hexagons cut out by Vic. I haven't a clue how to join everything together when the parts are finished but I reckon that is way off at the moment.

Thanks for dropping in today

Love Chrissie x




22 comments:

  1. It's beautiful, what a lot of work! Hugs,
    Valerie

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  2. Beautiful needlework ! You are a woman of many talents :) Have a great day, Shirleyx

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  3. This is my first visit to your blog...and I love your red/orange hexi flower...aren't they the funniest things to make!!

    Val from myplvl.blogspot.com

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    1. I am really enjoying making them and seeing what the end product looks like

      Love Chrissie xx

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  4. Welcome to the group. You're definitely off to a wonderful start and a life-long obsession :)

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    1. Thank you for the lovely welcome I am looking forward to joining in

      Love Chrissie x

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  5. oh my gosh .. what a lot of work Chrissie.. this is fantastic!

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  6. Lovely quilting, Chrissie - and how lovely to have a crafty obsession that you can carry on with while watching tv!
    Alison x

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  7. Wow, you have got the bug and your sewing is SO neat! I've sewn a few hexies over the summer too but I've no idea what I'm going to do with them! Xx

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  8. Beautiful! Yes it is a real addiction. You just have to start and it takes you away.

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    1. I always admire the ones you make and followed your link

      Love Chrissie x

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  9. Beautiful flowers and colours. It certainly is an addiction but a lovely one :-))))

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    1. Look forward to learning more from everone

      Love Chrissie xx

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  10. Welcome to One Flower Wednesday Chrissie, your flowers are beautiful!!!! Love the extra row of hexies, makes for a more traditional hexagon flower. Can't wait to see more!

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    1. So pleased to have joined you Karen it is a lovely blog. Thank you for saying my flowers were ok with the extra row

      Love Chrissie x

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  11. What beautiful hexies! They really are addicting, so I'm sure we'll be seeing more from you. Stitch on.

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    1. I am hoping to join in most weeks and learn from all of you as I progress

      Love Chrissie xx

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  12. WOW Chrissie this is wonderful, there is obviously no end to your talent :-) xx

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  13. I love your new obsession, Crissy! Your flowers are lovely

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    1. I hope to learn more from all you lovely ladies

      Chrissie xx

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  14. Thank you for the lovely comment. It is very encouraging

    Love Chrissie xx

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Thank you for all of your comments. Reading them brings precious moments. Isn't it great to be able to be in touch with so many nice people in this way.