Saturday, 25 February 2012

The Art of Quilting

I know there has been some negative thoughts about this magazine, becuase it turns out to be so expensive in the long run, but my thoughts are that I get material and instructions and I need the help anyway!

So here is the first block:
Not bad for a first attempt I think.


Friday, 17 February 2012

Neglected blog!

This has been a very much neglected blog, but now I'm ready to start.

Recently I have fallen head over heels with patchwork and quilting. Finished quilts are pure works of art and I am longing to make my own. The trouble is I have no sewing experience other than cross stitch, so this is going to be very much a labour of love,

So, here is my very first attempt:

Now I know I'm being very biased here, but I don't think that that is too bad for a first attempt! You can see where the seams don't match, so that is something I need to work on.
On the whole though, I'm quite pleased.
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