Thursday, 26 March 2009

From the Bloom archive

Not much time to post today. We are expecting the entire Mathematics staff (at the school where my husband works) for dinner tomorrow night. They are not the geeky crowd you might expect - they are all lovely, & good fun! And many of them are girls. Nothing sexier than a girl who's into mathematics (I say, with all authority, having done three years of Pure Maths at Uni)!!
... I digress. I've dug something out of the archives. I made this quilt a couple of years ago for my lovely mother's 60th birthday.
Her favourite colour is mauve. This quilt is made from Robyn Pandolph's 'Butterfly Kisses' range. I got brave on this one and tried some free motion quilting on the cables - don't look too closely!
I love a wavy edge on a border. It made a really pretty finish to this quilt.
Have a great weekend everyone. I'm off to clean the house!


  1. It's a very pretty quilt, the scalloped border just suits it so well.

  2. What a lucky mum you have!! You're quilt is beautiful and so neat!!! I thought I'd pop over from flickr to check out your blog, I'm so glad I did as your creations are lovely. How do you keep your journal so neat? mine's so scruffy with all the idea's I'm in such a hurry to jot down before I forget them!!!

  3. Beautiful quilt, Bloom, your scalloped edging is gorgeous...have fun with your dinner party.

  4. Looks gorgeous Ros, hope you had a lovely dinner. Sounds like fun.....

  5. I can still see you sitting at that table at Ridgecrest, quilting away on this one, it is gorgeous Bloom...

  6. Lovely lovely quilt - so neat, love the wavy border!

  7. Love the quilt, and your free-motion quilting looks great!! I've only been brave enough to try it on one quilt (I did some leafy designs) and I have to say I really enjoyed doing it!!
    Joy :o)

  8. This Quilt is just Beautiful Ros..Love the Soft Colours and a Lovely Design...
    Thanks for Sharing....
    cheers for a good weekend

  9. Oh yes the wavy edge really does it.


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