My boy loves big rigs

Our oldest son loves big rigs and look what I found in the patchwork shop in Maldon!  
I also got some trucking road sign fabric (who knew!) and this very cute koala and kookaburra fabric, and a Jo Morton print.  

The Jo Morton print is for this quilt.  Which is a wall hanging, that I want to be a quilt...well a lap quilt. So it has been hanging around in the UFO pile for a long time now.  A few weekends ago I managed to make two trial churn dash blocks, to contemplate what it would look like with a border of light or dark blue churn dash blocks.
Ann from Periwinkle Patchwork kindly worked out the yardage for me, and I think I have stuffed it up by cutting all the pieces half an inch too big.  This block is 15", I figured if I was going to dabble in the modern world, I was going to go BIG!
One of my goals this weekend is to make churn dash blocks, along with making the rest of these modern plus blocks from my modern fabric. Why the big plans?  I am actually interstate on retreat with some good stitching friends for a long weekend of fun! 
  I have a another WIP to get back on track, as well as a kids quilt all cut out.  I figure four projects is enough to keep me stitching all weekend...admittedly a long weekend!
I promise progress photos next week!
Happy quilting Sue.


  1. Hope you enjoy your weekend and I am sure there will be plenty of stitching and chatting. Did you see your name on my blog??

  2. What a variety of fabrics you found! That big rig fabric is incredible--somebody is going to love that!
    I like that wall hanging/lap quilt. Churn dash blocks always work for me. :)

  3. Great fabric finds!

    Have a wonderful weekend.

  4. very beautiful work :) i like your good idea ,Thanks for the inspiration!



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