Monday, November 11, 2013

Christmas Scrappy Tripalong Quilt {normal service has resumed}


This morning I got up and sewed some dresdens with my little orange sewing machine.
And then I found the binding i had cut for this quilt
and so I sewed that on too.

The machine wasn't going too well,
but this afternoon I brought a new bobbin for it
and it is going like a charm.



I feel like I'm getting much better at sewing bindings down by machine
and this is a good thing for quilts in our house
that get washed over and over and over.


I used a scrappy binding too, I love these wee houses by Lu Summers,
and I really really wish I had brought metres and metres of them when they were available!


I also used quite a bit of this wee panda print.
I absolutely love it and so does Annie of course.
It's perfect cut into little squares like this.


I think I only had to cut four strips to make this,
I had all the rest of it left over from all the Christmas Scrap Vomit
quilts I've done. I just organised them into colours and here it is.


A little bit of perfection. It's technically a Christmas quilt,
but really it can be used all year round.

And that's what Annie plans to do!!!

12 comments:

  1. it is amazing!!! it amazes me how you get the colours placed like you do... I love how the red runs through it. And the binding is cute too!

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  2. I'd use it all year round too! It's stunning! I'm a sucker for aqua and red together.

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  3. It is gorgeous. I trust you will be able to relax a bit between now and Xmas. Hoping to see you at the bloggers Xmas get together

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  4. Beautiful. I so enjoy seeing the amazing quilts you make.

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  5. good work lady. Had my exam today oh SO good to be finished! I cut out 2 dresses tonight to celebrate - plan to sew at least one tomorrow.

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  6. Absolutely fabulous quilt, and reminds me that I'm meaning to make a Christmas quilt! I love the scrappiness, anytime of the year, tone to it!

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  7. Oh looking at this makes me so happy! It is so full of joy! yay for finishing!

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  8. Beautiful! I love quilts that when you look closely you see all kinds of old favourite fabrics - Abby has a christmas nightie and pillowcase made out of the cream fabric with the little 1960s girl and hot pink and green bits - but when you stand back you see something quite different. It's so very magical! I can just see it on Annie's bed.

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  9. So festive!!!

    Loving the scrappy binding! Beautiful.

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