Wednesday, 11 July 2012

Friends forever

I have a husband. (Ya, I know most women do, but wait, this is a long story and I promise there's a twist in the end) So, as I was saying, I have a darling husband. He has a darling niece. She has a darling friend. And the friend has another darling friend. (What? I did say it was a long story!) The other friend has a birthday coming up and friend1 wants to gift friend2 a special gift - a quilt. So, she tells the niece, and the niece tells the aunt, and ee-ei-ee-ei-o..

With a snip snip here and a piece piece a stitch, there a

I had terrible bearding with this one. The batting fibers were loose, the top fabric was dark coloured and fine woven. Perfect recipe for a bearding disaster :-(. By the time I put on the binding, the quilt was looking like a sheep. The lint roller saved the day. And the quilt. And the Birthday. Yep, ee-ei-ee-ei-ooooo..

I love my lint roller. My lint roller and I. Friends Forever.

(What? I did say there's a twist !)


  1. Lol, always one on my desk too, equal best buddies with stitch ripper, snips, and sewing glasses!

  2. What a great quilt block, your own design? Does she love it? I bet she does

  3. This quilt is beautiful! I love the fabrics you've used and the embroidery gives the perfect finishing touch :)

  4. Tina, I would love to be your friend! Or at least, the friend of the friend of the friend of the friend of your niece... to have a quilt like this for me! It's really nice! Wonderful colors, design, and everything else.

  5. Ha ha! LOL that's a nice and funny story! And the friend from the friend is a lucky guy!

    Greetz from Holland