Thursday, 30 August 2012

The Agony and the Ecstacy

I haven't posted in over a week - I've been in blogging limbo land.  But I do have good reason. 
Sadly, the agony part of this title relates to my daughter, who, just after I took the photos that are about to follow, fell backwards her chair, strapped into her booster seat, and cracked her head open on the side of the kitchen unit.  Thankfully she is fine, but it did require a trip to the hosptial in the ambulance and a few stitches and very large doses of TLC.  As you can imagine, all thoughts of quilts and blogging went right out of the window for some time afterwards!

So moving on,  the 'ecstacy' part of my title is a finished quilt- a cot sized quilt for my friend Sarah (who is giving it to her friend who is about to have a baby.) 

Here is a little collage:

The fabrics were chosen by Sarah and sent to me in the post, and she decided on the design and helped me decide on how to hand quilt it. 

Here are a few more photos so that you can see it in more detail.

If you look closely you can just about see my quilted star


It's nice to have another project finished, and I can't wait to give it to Sarah when I see her next month (yay!)

I also have another finish to share with you but I think I shall save that for another post ;-)


  1. It turned out a treat Sarah, I'm sure your friend's friend will be delighted with it.

  2. Oh Sarah, you have my sympathies. There is nothing worse than seeing your child sick or hurt! I am glad she is okay. Your quilt is lovely and the stars came out really well!!

  3. Oh dear, I do hope that all is well in your world now. Nothing worse than seeing one of your children hurt. The quilt is lovely, but a little one all healed up is better.

  4. Oh my goodness, the poor little poppet! Thank goodness she is okay. Plenty of chocolate buttons at the ready! Your baby quilt is lovely by the way. I know I sometimes grumble about how little time my little ones leave me to sew but when you have a household disaster it does put it into perspective doesn't it?


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