Monthly Archives: October 2009

What’s in the Fat Quarters Swap Box?

Fat quarters (and some with just a bit cut off) looking for a loving home…!

Fat Quarters Swap Box

Fat Quarters Swap Box

How it works: you put in any fat/long quarters you don’t want, take out any you fancy in exchange. There’s a sheet on the inside of the lid of for keeping track of what your in and out totals in case there isn’t anything that appeals straight away.

And don’t forget, there’s also a swap box for scraps.

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What Colour for the Binding?

Autumn colours by Christine. Question was: what colour(s) would you use for the binding?

Autumn colours by Christine.

Opinion was divided about what colour to use for the binding on this quilt of Christine’s (who was leaning towards light). Would you use a light, dark or midtone? How about creating a binding from every fabric used?

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WIPs from Monday’s Meeting

Busy, busy, busy... Skye Quilters meeting, Monday 26th October 2009.

Busy, busy, busy...

Owls by Irene and Maureen

Owls by Irene O and Maureen

Vivien's take on a P&Q pattern "Golden Plait Runner" by Marilyn Hornby

Vivien's take on a P&Q pattern "Golden Plait Runner" by Marilyn Hornby

A new direction for Lin ... a circle amidst the triangles.

A new direction for Lin ... a circle amidst the triangles.

Janet's colourful quilt

Janet's colourful quilt

WIP by Christine

WIP by Christine

Folded log cabin throw WIP by Irene C

Folded log cabin throw WIP by Irene C, on top of a finished quilt of her own design.

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Pat’s Xmas Tree

Xmas-Tree-Pat-09

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Monday’s Project: Foundation-Pieced Christmas Tree

Foundation pieced Christmas tree pattern

Foundation pieced Christmas tree pattern, designed and stitched by Marion Boddy-Evans

Perfect for using up scraps of green! Use Christmas fabric for the background and border, and it’s instantly a Christmas tree. Use ‘normal’ fabric, and it’s an everyday tree.

The tree pattern is A3 in size (two sheets of computer paper stuck together). If you didn’t get the email with it, the pattern is online on Marion’s blog here.

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Lost and Looking for Home

If this is yours, Irene C has it.

This still hasn't found its way home after the exhibition in the library. If it's yours, Irene C has it.

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Works in Progress

Skye Quilters meeting

Busy, busy, busy!

Works in progress. Clockwise from top left: Pat's stone wall (or is it a path)? Ruby's quilt-as-you-go bed quilt. Jinty's lighthouse applique quilt. Janet K with not-quite-all-browns and Janet B with definitely-all-brights. Barbara's flowers.

Works in progress. Clockwise from top left: Pat's stone wall (or is it a path)? Ruby's quilt-as-you-go bed quilt. Jinty's lighthouse appliqué quilt. Janet K with not-quite-all-browns and Janet B with definitely-all-brights. Barbara's flowers.

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