This blog is a bit of a ramble through my life. There's a lot about quilting and textile arts, a sprinkle of my family life and some of my thoughts and ponderings. We currently live aboard an old wooden 1945 Navy boat, called MV Cerego, so you'll find me writing about that too. Welcome aboard!

Sunday, October 9, 2011

A sunny day means a photo shoot.

Except that a photo shoot with my husband means a very short window where he will hold up quilts for me.  I can't say "turn it just a wee bit that way" or "just a little higher" and definitely not "one more minute until the wind stops blowing"!  Oh well, I still love him dearly (he cooked dinner tonight so I have to say that).

 These are both quilts that, when I began cataloguing them on my 'quilts' page, I realised I had never taken pictures of them finished.  This is my boy's sixth birthday quilt and he's about to turn seven.  I designed all the blocks myself.  And it was a bit of an adventure in quilt-as-you-go!

And this one was one is called 'Indonesian Windows'.  I finished it in 2007.  It was begun when my sister proposed a challenge.  We could only use the block given but colour it any way we liked and make it any size. 

And here's the quilt holder-upper saying,"C'mon already!  My arms hurt!"

3 comments:

  1. I remember that quilt - I don't know that I ever took a photo of mine either. Only problem is it now resides somewhere in Canberra!! I then started another version with a different block - which is currently residing in my rather large UFO pile.

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  2. Haha, go the quilt holder-upper! I will dig out those photos too, might need an idea of the dates though.....get back to you about that.

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  3. Loving your sons quilt!! Maybe you should massage hubby's arms!

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