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, November 1, 2011

Decisions, Decisions...Finally...Fabric!...

Finally, a decision on fabrics...these two bundles of fabrics from my stash have been with the book trying to inspire me about what to use...
tsy Bitsy by Renee Nanneman of Need'l Love for Andover Fabrics
Where the Wind Blows by Melanie Hurlston of Melly & Me for Creative Abundance...
the decision is both...generally Itsy Bitsy for the backgrounds/cream/beige prints...Where the Wind Blows for the applique...of course bits and bobs may interchange along the way...Itsy Bitsy has resided in the sewing room for quite some time as have a couple of pieces of Where the Wind Blows, in August when I went to Urban Stitches I was coerced into buying the bundle of Where the Wind Blows...OK not so much coerced as when I asked my so called friends not to let me buy it even though it was on special and a great bargain, they all rebelled and convinced me that I needed it!...apparently I did...for this quilt!!!  I've a couple of Cosmo Seasons variegated threads in the floss stash which I'm thinking just may be right for the stitchery/embroidery.

Now to wash the WTWB bundle.

Annette
Jindi's Cottage

7 comments:

Sharon - Lilabelle Lane said...

I love your fabric choice and am very interested to see how the finished quilt will look.

Jindi's Cottage said...

Hello :)

Susan said...

Love them both - cant wait to see a block!

FloS said...

Great choice of fabrics !! I'm sure it will be lovely !
Florence

Linda said...

Love the fabrics, cant wait to see your first blocks.

Chookyblue...... said...

I think that will work out together........goodluck now you can make a start..........

Love Bears All Things said...

Pretty fabric. I'm pretty much choosing as I go.
Mama Bear