Wednesday, January 25

Calico Garden...preparing the plot.

It's too hot to garden outside...we're having a heatwave!
...so I have set up my garden plot inside.
I thought if I set up the blocks already made, back up on a design wall, I would see them as I walk into the sewing room and inspire me to get back to my Calico Garden quilt..
It's such a pretty quilt...loved it when I first saw it..now I'd really like to work on it again and have it ready to hand-quilt during the winter months..
I bought these gorgeous Moda Old Fashioned Calicoes a couple of weeks ago...small prints, lovely little flowers to fussy cut. ..perfect for this quilt.

Boy's it's hot outside...stay cool or warm where ever you are....♥

18 comments:

  1. Humid here and the rain has stopped for a while - more to come I think...

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  2. Lovely, sweet prints, Julia. A good time to stay indoors and out of the heat. Have a nice day.

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  3. I have always liked this project. Appliqué and 9 patches - a lovely combination.

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  4. The lovliest indoor garden I've seen.
    This heatwave seems to bounce from one state to the next ... stay cool and relax in your 'garden' :)
    Would you believe my word verification is 'sorcha' ... just missing a 'c' after the 's'.
    Well the first one did, now for my third try it's 'adding' up :)

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  5. Such a lovely project Julia and it will be so pretty.

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  6. Great idea Julia! Take care and be wise in this heat!

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  7. It's going to be a beautiful quilt and with lovely fabrics too. Stay cool and ban housework in that terrible heat.

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  8. Beautiful way to garden on a hot day! Love this quilt!

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  9. Another spectacular quilt enroute. The colors & fabrics are beautiful Julia.

    Have a great day~
    TTFN ~
    Hugs,
    Marydon

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  10. This will be a beautiful quilt. I love the fabrics.

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  11. Another beautiful quilt by Julia! I'm glad you have someting so pretty to work on.

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  12. I see why you like that pattern - it's darling! I can't wait to see the top completed.

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  13. The calico garden quilts are lovely in their simplicity, and yours will be one of the loveliest. Your workmanship and fabric selection are always first rate. Such a comfortable way to enjoy gardening :)

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  14. I have always loved this quilt. I hope you get inspired and stick with it till the end. Nice range of fabric.

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  15. Love your fabric choices, Happy Australia Day to you and your family

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  16. Beautiful prints and if I did not miss it Happty Australia Day.

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  17. Yes, yes - those fabrics are just gorgeous!
    Hugs - Lurline♥

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  18. It is going to be beautiful!

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