Phew, now I have a idea for a quick quilt and the not so local quilt shop, I have discovered has great novelty fabric range, so after a little bit of googling and some messaging and a parcel of tennis themed fabric is on its way. In the meantime I drafted a pattern (stuffed up maths) and when fabric arrived I started cutting and sewing.
Opps. Stuffed up the math, sort by one 8.5" square :(
In the meantime I got a full time job! But as I am now working a 30 minute drive from the "local" patchwork shop (instead of a 1.5 hr drive), she arranged to have her daughter deliver my extra fabric on her way to work so I didn't need to pay postage, sounded like a good idea. Except it took all week to arrive and when I did get the message I had to pick it up at the butchers! LOL it was bad enough having to tell my new employer that I was expecting a private parcel to be delivered to work, then I had to ask where the butcher was located in town, but he didn't seem fazed about being a fabric parcel drop off/pick up point!
So this was the result, two rows of tennis rackets, one row of tennis balls and one of grass fabric (because he plays on lawn) combined with a dark blue, two light blue and a row of orange. I got all the fabric from the Little Desert Patchwork shop except the orange. I purchased a red fabric but it was the wrong shade when it arrived and in such large pieces it looked terrible. Luckily Spotlight had the orange which as the same tone on tone print as the bright blue so it was meant to be!
Happy quilting Sue.