7 May 2014

Made with love.....


Just a super quick post to share Mum's little lap quilt, although I should really call it a knee quilt, it measures just 27" square, but it is just the right size for her and what she wanted it for.  I wanted it to be extra pretty so I added some cotton lace to the edge before sewing the binding.  Wouldn't something similar look lovely on a dolls quilt.  I can not say just how much I love the binding, diagonal stripes....sigh!!! Maybe on my next quilty project I should do something different to stripes, but then again......

I also wanted to let you know that I had not forgotten about my promise to share how I make my easy peasy little tote bags.  I rustled this one up over the weekend and I've taken lots of photo's, so as soon as I've got them in to some sort of order I'll publish a little tutorial........

I hope that you're having a great week, back soon!



  1. You're so clever Sarah, its such a beautiful quilt.
    Kate x

  2. Quilt is lovely and loving the extra touch with the lace edging! Look forward to the tutorial x

  3. This is beautiful Sarah :-)
    Tracey xx

  4. Your quilt is beautiful, the stitching on the hand quilting is so even! I'm looking forward to reading your tutorial on how to make the beautiful bag! xx

  5. Your mother will surely love this little quilt! What a pretty mixture of colours, and that lace edging is such a pretty & feminine touch. I'm not surprised you were happy to receive her request! Wendy x

  6. The quilt is gorgeous Sarah. I am eagerly waiting for the bag tutorial. I need to make one to put a quilt in that I made for children undergoing cancer treatment. Anne x

  7. How do you manage to take one beautiful quilt and then make it even more stunning? You clever gal, that tiny detail of the lace along the binding is just out of this world! I might ask for some advice for my next quilt, I'd love to try that...and I'll join the queue for that patchwork bag, love it love it love it! :-) Chrissie x

  8. It's so beautiful Sarah, I just don't know how you manage to find the time!! I've never had a proper go at quilting, but keep wanting to try it when I see your lovely creations! Have a lovely weekend! Chris xx

  9. Such a sweet little quilt, very pretty fabrics and I love the added lace at the edge! Your tote bag looks lovely too, Sarah! Wishing you a wonderful weekend.
    Helen xox

  10. That quilt is just beautiful, it really is. I adore the striped binding - it reminds me of candy cane for some reason - and think it pulls everything together so nicely. Lovely fabrics, lovely colours - you are so good at this! x


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