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 29, 2011

SKoW Lift Off!!!!

I am posting this for my adopted Blogger Suze......... Hugs KateS....


After much debate, I have narrowed my fabric choice down to these:
I am lucky enough to work at Cobar Quilt Shop a couple of days a week. We have these Nancy Holvorsen fabrics, "Forever Spring" - my family gave me these for my birthday this year;). Perfect for the Some Kind of Wonderful quilt! I also have selected these from my "stash" and purchased a few new ones for the beige tones-background fabrics...

So...here I go! With maybe a few changes here and there as I find new fabrics... I am sick of reading about needle turn techniques, I think I have read every internet entry on the subject! Just going to wing it, maybe try a couple of different ones and see what I like best. I plan on changing a couple of the blocks a bit...making them a bit more relevent to me...Question: is changing the "old blue jeans" to "comfy trackie daks" daggy? lol...Please tell me what you think. I am on the SAL side bar Suze ( adopted by Kate ). Thankyou Kate for adopting me.. and Chookyblue for letting her!!!

Catch you later....Suze....      http://suzeblack-bearsmum.blogspot.com/

7 comments:

Kayly said...

Well the quilt is called 'My Favourite Things'...and if tracky daks are in your favoourite things...it must be okay!

Fiona said...

Those fabrics are great and will look lovely ... I'm learning needleturn too and trying different ways... hope fully by the end of the quilt Iwill know how I like doing it!! Totally make the quilt how you want it and with your favourite things ...
Hugz

Susan said...

Absolutely change it - anyway that suits you! And if you live in Cobar I can well understand that in winter especially Tracky Daks are the thing! Love your fabrics
- I nearly went for Nancy Halvorsen myself but decided to stick with my stash (in part anyway)

Love Bears All Things said...

Sorry but don't know what those are...your fabrics are lovely...its alright to make the blocks more personal...
Mama Bear

Helen said...

Please, please change the jeans! I can't wait to see the trackie daks!!!! Beautiful fabrics by the way.

suzeblack said...

Thankyou all for your comments! I will change a couple of things to make it more "me"...Sorry Mama Bear, trackie daks are "track suit bottoms" , "daks" is a slang term for trousers or pants;) Have a great day fellow SAL's!

Chookyblue...... said...

looking great Suze......can't wait to see it come together.......