Pack it, move it and quilt it!

This is what my sewing/guest room has looked like for the last month or so since we sold the house.
 Packing boxes became a daily habit.  And we moved into our new house on Friday, so now I have to unpack them ;( .  Once I have unpacked a bit more then the basics (beds, fridge and crockery) I will show you some shots of the new house....don't expect it to be decorated!  
Somewhere in those boxes will be this cute fat quarter I got as at our Christmas break up from my quilting group.  And the lovely batiks at the same break up from my Kris Kringle.  I can feel another red and white quilt coming on.  The batiks are ear marked for a different project...batiks are new to me, but I have a plan!

The lovely Elaine Kennedy finished long arm quilting my scrappy blue 9 patch quilt and I sewed on the binding before we left Adelaide.  She used a baptist fan pattern at my request, it is a favorite of mine and I felt it was fitting as I had used so many reproduction fabrics.
I caught my DH in our old garden long enough to get a shot, but we really needed a second pair of hands to hold this double bed size quilt.  
Happy quilting Sue.
  

6 comments:

  1. Love your quilt! Good luck with the unpacking.

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  2. So glad you and all your stuff got there in one piece. Enjoy the unpacking ( Im strange I like doing that ) and come back to show us the new dogs as soon as you can.

    LOVE the latest finish too by the way!

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  3. Good luck with the move. It will be lovely having a new quilt to display. When I visited that patchwork shop you told me about in Ballarat, the owner gave me a great tip about batiks. She was telling me because of their weave they are perfect for raw edge applique. They hardly fray because of their close weave. She showed me a quilt. It really did work well with raw edge applique. Something for you to ponder perhaps. See you when you settle in.

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  4. Great to have moved and you can unpack and shift around things to where you want them... I love your quilt... it looks fantastic.....
    Hugz

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  5. Absolutely love your quilt. Best get the Christmas tree and sewing room unpacked first! Have fun.

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  6. . Your scraps came together creating something beautiful. I know the move will go well even if it's a lot of hard work.

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