Wednesday, March 28

Kerry's beautiful 9 patch quilt.....

Popped down to my local patchwork group yesterday for a couple of hours.......
...and dear Kerry had this beautiful quilt that she is making for her daughter...isn't it so fresh and gorgeous!
The colours are scrappy aqua / jade and white nine patches, on a crisp white background... a classic nine patch quilt, that will be treasured I'm sure!
Here's a close up, you may be able to see the quilting, that patchwork friend Glyns did on the quilt...Glyns used a lovely variegated aqua thread that shows up the beautiful quilting perfectly...love it!....
Here's what I've been doing in the evenings while I wait for my Mo-Jo to come back...
My DD gave me all this yarn, so bright and cheerful...what better to do with it than a granny square lap rug to crochet and pass time with, simple and easy...each square looks out at me like a happy smiley face...

Just a little shout out for my chef son Joe's recipe blog....Joe has added quite a few new recipes to his blog in the last couple of weeks...great gluten free recipes too...pop on over and say hi..

Hope your having a lovely week....

10 comments:

  1. The nine patch is lovely, some nice spots for lovely quilting too!

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  2. The quilt and colors are so very calming/beautiful.

    I love your colorful lap throw, Julia.

    one post back, I included a few pics of my nephew's wedding....and the post before that Harriet is tap dancing!

    I'll visit Joe now - thanks!

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  3. What better way to encourage your mojo to come back than to get into your granny squares!! This is a delightful little blanket especially as we have winter coming in the next few months.
    Love the 9-patch quilt too, I agree about the colours, such a fresh look, lovely quilting!!!!

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  4. Such a pretty colourway for the nine patch quilt. Hope that mojo comes back soon. I don't think you have lost it Julia or you wouldn't be doing such beautiful crochet. It is patchwork of a different kind. Your mojo is just having some time out.

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  5. Good to see that you are not idle waiting for your mojo to return. The four patch quilt is lovely, one of my favourite blocks.

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  6. The ninepatch is so beautifull! I love it! Thank you for sharing!
    Many greetings, Marita

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  7. I've been following Joe's blog since you first posted about it. He has wonderful recipes! And I love Granny Squares - I'm glad they're making a come-back!!!

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  8. How fun to crochet for a while. Granny squares are all the range. I love the quilt. It has a cool, sweet, vintage look.

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  9. The quilt is lovely...really like the jade and aqua combination! The granny square laprug is great too!

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  10. The aqua quilt reminds me of the Carribean.

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