December 7, 2012

Colourful Autumn

Here are a few photos of my colourful Autumn. Some from Halloween...

Some of a quilt I'm making for myself based loosely on the Colorbrick quilt tutorial by Rachel of Stitched in Color. Working in these brighter colours was exciting & fun and the quilt is already making me happy :o) My plan is to quilt a double line around each brick and hand-embroider a running stitch between the lines in various colours but that seems like a LOT of work because there are 108 bricks!

A new chair from Ikea. Oh how I love gingham! I may eventually paint the base white.

And a rainbow CoffeeMug pouch I made for Krista when my friend Sonja & I went to see her quilt show at Island Quilter on Vashon near Seattle. The show was awesome and Krista's quilting never ceases to amaze and inspire me. Island Quilter was floor-to-ceiling walls of bright rainbow fabrics! I bought some organically patterned fabrics and began designing a butterfly quilt as Sonja & I drank chai & sketched at a local cafe. It was such a fun road trip and I can't wait to do it again! (some photos courtesy of Sonja)

Some coasters for the Vancouver Modern Quilt Guild table at Got Craft? and some rainbow cupcakes I made for my daughter's birthday.

Enjoy your afternoon tea & quilted crafts :o)


  1. such bright and cheerful quilts. Love the cupcakes too!

  2. So much pretty going on! I love your tidy chair cover. I think I have the same one from Ikea and need to cover mine!

  3. Работы просто замечательные есть чему поучиться.

  4. Love the lantern mug rug! Was the design your own creation? I would love to make this!


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