I finished Tiger by the Tail...but forgot to get a photo of it bound and presented! *facepalms* I got one taken at the SMQG meeting on Saturday, but haven't had a chance to get the photo off the president yet.
Mendocino Mermaids (Under The Sea)
When I first started putting this together, I knew it would look pretty awesome, but I didn't imagine it would look this amazing!
It's also going to be be a reasonable sized quilt - I set it up so it would be a 5x5 config, which makes it 75" x 75" without borders.
Not sure about borders at this point. Have to work out if I have enough fabric for it. Also have to start considering binding. Ideally, I'd like a yard of brown seahorses to bind it with, but I don't think I have any brown seahorses left. Lots of orange/copper/yellow ones, though!
Precuts Project: Sunkissed
I bought this layer cake about three years ago, in 2011, during my first trip to the Sydney quilt show with Penny Poppleton. And it probably wasn't too much after that I realised that the colour scheme was Not Me.
So it has sat around until I decided on the Precuts Project last week. Then I pulled it out and started slicing it up.
Sewed a couple of blocks together, put it up on Instagram, and promptly had pinkying tell me that she loves this range! Dangit - if I'd realised, I'd have gifted her the layer cake!
I like the pattern, but I don't think it suits this range - too subtle, or not subtle enough.
Unfortunately, there's not really an option but to keep going. I'll try the pattern again with a more vividly-coloured layer cake collection. And slightly more precise cutting!
Quilted and trimmed, ready for binding:
I'm notoriously bad at getting binding done. :(
Last Reminder: Quilt Raffle!
Don't you love this quilt?
Don't you want it?
Tickets are $3 each, or 2 for $5, and we take PayPal.
The draw is this Saturday, 23rd November at Kim Bradley Creations in Castle Hill. If you win it, I will send it to you and cover you for half the postage!
So what's your dealie this week? Have you linky-partied up?