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Wednesday, 7 February 2018

and another Gardenhurst....

Sunshine at last and beautiful blue skies the last couple of days; the trade off for that are daytime temperatures hovering around zero......
So, a brisk walk to the shops, and back into the warmth of my sewing room -
to finish another block for Gardenhurst quilt.

I enjoyed making the bird tail in this one.
I don't think I had finished blocks for any other quilt this quickly before, it must be something about this design - fairly simple, but so much scope for imagination.
Applique is definitely my favourite method, for now anyway. It is still a learning curve, I am learning all  the time. The next time I will sew so many circles, I will invest in Karen Buckley's Perfect Circles; the prep might take longer, but worth it in the end.

Little spring sunshine indoors....

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  1. Another lovely block. Zero....oh boy freezing! Pretty blooms x

  2. Oh I love those feathers! Glad you are getting some sunshine. xx

  3. Každý jeden blog je nádhera, si šikulka!
    Tulipány máš krásne!

  4. Love the tail feathers of your bird! Brilliant!

  5. Live the bird and gorgeous tail feathers:)

  6. It looks very pretty , dear Radka ! Your flowers give me spring feeling !


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