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, August 14, 2012

Shortcut - the long way!

When I first saw this blok, I knew I had to add some Ric Rac to the pincushion. I love Ric Rac!



At the time I was ready to make the rainbow most of my fabrics were cut into pieces! 
So I took a shortcut and used even more Ric Rac.


But having added Ric Rac to more than one blok, I simply had to add it to several 
(already finished) blocks... and my shortcut ended up being a detour.








But I love the look of it!

Maria

And maybe tomorrow I can show a finished top?!


11 comments:

nimble thimble stitchery-do said...

Maria, I love your bright and cheery colours...the ric-rak too!

Lee Prairie Designs said...

Darling project all delightful colors!! The kitty is adorable.

:) Carolyn

De said...

Loving the ric rac! Fantastic idea.

Fiona @ Dragonfly-Crafts said...

Great bright colours

shez said...

what a great idea Maria.xx

Susan said...

Love your ric rac and colours!

Kate-Show and Tell said...

Fantastic! I love the Ric Rac Maria...Well Done...x

laura said...

I think you just shot your quilt over the top of the cuteness meter. I love that you repeated it throughout the quilt so it truly integrates with the design.

I have so enjoyed following this quilt along. I am not official- I do not have a blog- but you ladies have inspired me as I have made my own SKOW quilt. Thanks for sharing.

FloS said...

Splendid blocks !! The ric rac idea is great !
Florence

Susie said...

My gosh - I love that ric rac too! They colours are gorgeous and vibrant. Well done!

Chookyblue...... said...

loving all the ric rac......