Hand work for tripping around

We had a holiday in Qld a few months ago, that I especially prepped some wool applique for.   The pattern is called Fall Harvest by Stacey West of Buttermilk Basin.  However having plenty of reading matter meant that I didn't sew, until it was time to watch the footy grand final, resulting in only achieving a moderate amount of stitching.  
 Since finishing the photo quilt commission last weekend I have slowly been adding more blanket stitch and just have one full pumpkin and a few little pieces to finish attaching.  The pattern then has a pieced border of patchwork fabric.  I think this is going to be a cushion rather then a wall hanging.
This poor project has been neglected for far longer and I had to dig around to find it.  But now I have I am keen to finish it ASAP!  The reason being it is a lovely appliqued panel on a zip closed bag, with  clear vinyl on the other side, which is perfect for carting around hand stitching projects! LOL!
Just need to stitch the last six leaves and one flower, then onto the clam shells, which are prepped and ready to go :) 
Happy quilting Sue.


  1. working does not seem to slow you down much, does it?

  2. Both projects are extra cute Sue. It's nice to have a mix of machine and hand projects isn't it?

  3. I really like your new decorative designs! it's so beautiful so much and good idea on site.



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