My fabric choices this week:
The background is an Essential Dot by Moda, available HERE
The little red gingham by Riley Blake is available HERE
The red circle print by Lecien is available HERE
The gingham for the leaves is available HERE
The main reasons I didn't get the block finished were because......
1/ I was distracted by hand quilting this pretty Half Square Triangle quilt......more about this very soon........
HERE) had just arrived that mum and I had chosen months ago, so the timing could not have been better. I grabbed a Layer Cake (perks of owning a quilt shop), some modern low volume backgrounds to keep it young and fresh, plus the Janet Clare plane print....a nod to Andy's 30 years in the RAF and as soon as I finished work on Saturday, I set too making yet more HST. The benefit of always sewing means that he didn't even question what I was up to, although I'm not holding out much hope of a surprise, as Poppy did pay attention (I'm sure it's a girl thing) and twigged exactly what I was up to, so chances of him not finding out are very slim! This quilt is definitely inspired by THIS ONE that very talented and extremely modest Carolyn made...you must take a peek at her whole Instagram feed it's beautiful...when I grow up, I want to live in her pretty cottage, surrounded by her beautiful quilts!!!!