Monday, 1 April 2013

March in Review

Well March was a very different month for me!  There wasn't a lot of blogging and having a baby also limits your fabric buying somewhat!  (This month I used up 8.75 yards and only added 2.5 yards to my stash giving me a net use of 6.25 yards).

I finished my Summersville cushions for the nursery.

Summersville cushions in residence!

I also decided that being 8 and a half months pregnant was the perfect time to finish a very old UFO.  

Scrappy 9 patch top

I sashed all the blocks on my scrappy 9 patch, pieced a back, basted and quilted this when I started my maternity leave at the beginning of March.  I finished attaching the binding by machine half an hour before I went into labour!!!


Quilting done, now to choose binding. Rather than more scrappy colour thinking of a charcoal solid to frame it - thoughts?

I absolutely love this quilt but my favourite finish from this month and without a doubt the best thing I have ever made is my little boy, James Ronan who arrived on 13th March.  





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15 comments:

  1. Gorgeous cushions, gorgeous quilt and absolutely bloody gorgeous baby :) and your not looking so bad either :)
    Think March is definitely your month for most productive !

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  2. Yep, best make ever!! (Although I can't decide if the picture of James on the chair is cute or just plain wrong!!!). He's a cutie; and your quilt isn't bad either xxx

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  3. Love your quilt, but you're right...your precious little man is definitely the best WIP ever!

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  4. Aw, love those pictures of James - definitely a great finish!

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  5. Nothing like a finishing off a quilt to start labour! Congratulations on a super productive month, hope you're getting some sleep!

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  6. Little one will always be the best make ever! Jxo

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  7. He's completely adorable truly and such pretty colours in your makes :)

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  8. Well I'm glad to see you made efficient use of your maternity leave prior to his lordship's arrival ;o)

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  9. Excellent finish there! I'm sure you now need lots of little quilts for all the tents, camps etc that he will be building - best get started then!

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  10. Congratulations on the finishes - just in the nick of time - and on the new baby!

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  12. Love the nursery! He looks so tiny in his cot, so cute! Hope you are both doing ok!

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  13. James just looks so adorable!! I love your makes and that chair is gorgeous too! :)

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  14. James is gorgeous! Ronan was my maiden name.

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