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A new experience


After reading and looking at so many inspiring blogs I thought I'd dip my toe in the water. I hope you'll stick with me whilst I master this new thing.....

I've only been quilting for a few years but have always been involved in crafts. My first experience of quilting was with my great aunt - the old fashioned paper hexagons with material from cut up purchases from jumble sales. I have advanced from this but I'm not the world's greatest quilter - although I am enthusiastic.
The photo above is my quilt entered to Quilts in the Garden at Trentham last weekend. Although I didn't win a prize one of our group came third in the Bed Quilt category - we had a glass of bubbly to celebrate.

I also have a bit of a thing for making bags - this comes in usful when we need things for our sales table at the village Festival (I can assure you they'll be lots more about this as we get nearer to the event).

Hope you've enjoyed my first attempt......

I hope this post works


Peggy said…
Welcome to blogville!
Rose Marie said…
Welcome to blogland! I'll be back to visit.
caroline said…
Oh wow I love this quilt so much. The circles look amazing and I like the colours you have chosen. Hope you enjoy blogland and I can't wait to see more of your creations.
bridgette said…
beautiful quilt! I don't see circles often in quilts and I think they add a really interesting new element.
This is great! I love the way the circles look against the traditional squares.
Julia said…
What a great work . I love the colors too!
Cheryl said…
Beautiful! I'm really enjoying the "cottage garden" fabrics, and the way you repeated the circular pattern when you did the actual quilting. You've inspired me to start quilting again!
platinum blonde said…
this is beautiful!!!

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