Friday, 28 August 2015

A Little Bee Crashing

I "met" Carla in Blogland, she very kindly left me some comments on my blog when Stash Bee 2015 started way back in January.  I blog in a very small way, sew for fun, not too many followers, blog in when I can, you know the type of thing, so I was delighted when Carla sought me out.

She has also very kindly bee hopped a number of times, all in all Carla seems a thoroughly "good sort" so I thought I would make her a block.

Carla, aka Granny Maud's Girl, asked for "wishy washy" colours reminiscent of the sea, 16 x 4" squares to include at least 1 pinwheel. So, here it is. I left the stronger lavender on the corner in case she wants to unpick it.


block for Carla
Carla and I also share a love of family stories, genealogy, and we both understand how people's eyes glaze over when you begin to tell them how fascinating this! Are you still awake?....

Helen x

5 comments:

  1. Carla is so lovely, and I think it is awesome she is reaping a bit of her generosity by getting a few of us to make her extra blocks now that it is her turn as queen. It will be fun to see how the quilt comes together for her.

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  2. Don't underestimate the interest your posts generate Helen! I never 'skip' past a notification from you, I like the way you mix the everyday and your other interests with your patchwork and quilting updates. We are watching the cricket 20-20 final on TV and looking out for our son in the crowd - he works at Northants CCC. Hope you enjoyed your trip to Dublin and the rest of the long weekend.

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  3. Thank you, Helen! It is so very kind of you to make me a block. I am starting to get excited about putting them together.

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  4. Hey I have that grass fabric!! Bought in my (then) LQS in Sherwood Park Alberta, Canada. I put it in my brother and his partner's wedding quilt. Love it, and I used it again in a quilt of my own. It's a great one. Like the pinwheel in the top corner.

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