I have that book, too. I have started some things
from the book, but they are still UFOs. Congrats
on finishing the top. The Puss in Bonnets is very
cute. Got pictures?
I felt the same way about applique until I took a
class on landscape quilts. I discovered that I like
I'm happy dancing for you across the pond.
Janet of Gar
(Secretary of All Things Red)
> has her baby early in the new year - she leaves work this Friday as
> her doctor has made her take plenty of rest, hence the sudden spurt to
> get it finished.
> And, d'ya know, after years of saying "I hate applique, you'll never
> catch me doing it" I have done 12 x 10inch blocks, each one with an
> applique cat on it - Puss in Bonnets from "The Cats Meow" by Janet
> Kime - and I think I am happy with the way they have turned out, so
> I like applique!!!
> This also means I've actually made a quilt from a pattern in a book I
> bought in America a year ago, as well as using the fabric I bought
> especially for it as well - Donna took us to Heirloom Quilts in
> Poulsbo, where I bought the book, and the fabric came from the quilt
> shop in Pike Place Market in Seattle, a pack of Aunt Grace's FE's.
> Suddenly I feel very virtuous - one down, several million quilts to
> go. Maybe the next few will be easy ones - 9 patch, rail fence,
> something with HST's... just to get a few solid quilts under my belt
> (and to relieve the strain on my stash collection...)
> Join me in a happy dance - even tho its not finished yet?
> Suzie B
> "From the internet connection under the Pier"
> Southend, UK
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