Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Butterflies and lawnmowers.

Another one bites the dust...yep, I've finished my Gardeners Journal Stitch-A-Long block for October (and it's only the 12th...yipppeeee)!

Here's the block I was talking about yesterday...

I tossed around all sorts of ideas for this block, but ended up with butterflies :) I used an old scrapbooking template to trace the pattern onto vliesofix, and used a single strand of cotton for the blanket stitch. The other stitchery in Block B is a little old fashioned push mower...

...and the whole block put together looks like this...

I've started stitching my last catch-up block, Block A, and then I (and the rest of the group!) only have 2 more blocks to go! I'll have to give you a progress shot when I finish my next one...the quilt is growing quite big, and very...ummmm...busy. To be honest, it's probably a little too busy, but I'm hoping the borders will give my eyes somewhere to rest LOL.
Have a great day
TTFN xxx

10 comments:

Cardygirl said...

Super cute...your fabrics are so fresh & pretty!

Tracey said...

I can't wait to see it finished....love it! Have pulled my quilt out, I've only 2 block to go. So happy I still like it.....I was a bit worried!! It will be on my blog soon.....I do remember the peer pressure thing!

Janellybelly said...

The butterflies look super cute :)
PS My word verification was 'excite'!!!

Tracey said...

I have seen this in real life and I think its just wonderful.
love me :-)

Chookyblue...... said...

another great block........love the butterflies........

Nerrida said...

Gorgeous gorgeous quilt - you make me want to get into mine if I just had time -LOL.

Beckie said...

It's looking so beautiful Suzi!! Just gorgeous!

Linda said...

Looking good Susan, am liking those butterflys.

K-Sue said...

The butterflies! The quirky gardener! The pushmower! The little rose circles! Love it!

Stacey said...

I love that you have embellished the fabrics, rather than just leaving them plain - it's a BEEEYOOOOTIIIFFFULLL addition!