1st SAL.....Peg, Dale and I committed to stitching Anni Downs - A Gardener's Journal in March. I blogged about this on my blog thinking maybe one or 2 others may join us and lots of girls indicated an interest so I decided to start this blog where we can all encourage each other to meet the goals set along the way....March 2010 -March 2011...........
2nd SAL ......well so many of the girls wanted to continue on with another project and some new girls joined us and now approx 91 girls are stitching Natalie Bird's Tis the Season. March to Sept 2011...............
3rd SAL....many girls want to stick with the SAL so now we have moved onto Anni Downs Some Kind of Wonderful - My Favourite Things Quilt.......Oct 2011-Oct 2012.........
Where are we now.....
4th SAL 2013...is numerous smaller projects from the previous 2 books Tis the Season and Some Kind of Wonderful plus some projects from Red Home by Natalie Bird approx 60 ladies stitching together.........
2014 we had the year off..............
5th SAL 2015..........inspired to continue we are doing another quilt project.....Anni Downs newest quilt Natures Journey.....
6th SAL 2017.............A Holly Cottage Christmas by Michelle Ridgway.......once again the pattern is in an affordable book so it is easy for everyone to join in...........and you can raid your stash for the fabrics........or lash out and buy a the whole lot........this SAL will be run by Fiona aka Bubz Rugz and Raewyn........
Chookyblue........

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Shh!!! I have finished 'A Gardener's Journal'

Well when I got home tonight from school...I noticed the postie had been. I opened the package to find that mum had finished the stitching on the last 3 blocks. I was that excited that I rushed out the back to start sewing the blocks...and drum roll please.........Tah Dah here there are and the top all sewn up....
Block D

Block E

Block I


The Fished Top...alll I need to do now is the binding. That might happen during the school Hols.
Thanks Chooky, Peg and Dale dor this beautiful project that I have just finished...
(HUGS) Andrea :)

8 comments:

Chookyblue...... said...

OMG Andrea..........fantastic.........andthe top all together........excellent.....so are you putting on any borders??
Are you going to quilt it or get someone to do it for you???

Margaret said...

Doesn't it look good. You worked quick after school to get that done. Good old Australia Post eh!

Anita said...

Brilliant!!

Kimonos and Sushi said...

I will cut the border material out later tonight or tommorow after school. The border is the red in the quilt. I will take it to the local quilting shop here in Cobden.
Thanks for everyones great and lovely comments. I WILL BE WATCHING WHAT EVERYONE IS DOING.
Andrea

Sheryl said...

Well done Andrea, it looks gorgeous.....

Laura said...

fantastic!!!! your top is beautiful, your quilt is going to be too.
I can't believe it, i have only done a little emboridery, you really are an inspiration, i will do some cashing up.
hugs
Laura

Lolastitchida said...

It is beautiful Andrea. It is amazing that it is altogether and such an inspiration for the rest of us. Can't wait to see the borders on!

Fiona @ Dragonfly-Crafts said...

WOW! Looks fantastic Andrea. It looks great all put together.