Tuesday 6 September 2011

Doll Quilt Swap

I've realised that I never posted about the quilt I received in the Doll Quilt Swap! Bad Swapper!

I was so excited about this swap. I'm not a dolls type of girl, even as a child I would rather have been outside climbing trees with the boys, than playing with dolls, but the idea of a teeny tiny miniture bed quilt got me so excited I signed up right away and was lucky enough to be accepted.

Inspiration Mosaic for Doll quilt Swap you can see all the links by clicking here

I had so much fun making an inspiration mosaic for my partner, and made it no secret that I had developed an obsession with 1930s prints and traditional quilt blocks.

When I saw a photo of this beautiful quilt in the group it brought a big smile to my face, and when my postie delivered it to me I was actually dancing and skipping around like a crazy lady! My partner Sonia got it so perfectly right for me! I love everything about this little beauty! Just look at those cheery prints and colours, and her beautiful hand quilting!

Thankyou so much Sonia I absolutley LOVE it :) and the extras you sent me were perfect too, the charm pack has already been opened and is being transformed into hexagons for my hexagon quilt :)

Here is the quilt I made for my partner, and it has arrived safe and sound in it's new home :)

In other news, I've managed to make some progress in my Across the Sea QAL! All 20 of my blocks are now pieced, I just need to trim them and play about with the layout. I'm still a bit behind, but I'm hoping to be caught up soon :)

Also for those who have been wondering, the blocks I posted about for the top secret Project 51, they have been transformed into a fabulous quilt for a surprise gift for a very brave lady. The lovely Judith at Rags to Bags wrote a beautiful post about the quilt on her blog. You should have a wee look if you haven't already :)

 Photo By Trudi (the quilty Angel!) at Quilting Prolkifically :)

Fiona x


  1. I'm glad you received such a lovely DQ, the fabrics are very 30's! Its really nice :-) And I LOVE the sneak peak of your across the sea!

  2. You really got a lovely wee quilt. And yours is perfect too! Jxo.

  3. Loved the doll quilt you made when you posted it and love the one you received. Lucky you. Want more photos of your Across the Seas quilt please!

  4. What a perfect DQ for you Fiona! And I love the one you made! Loving your accross the seas blocks, fab!

  5. Fabulous doll quilts - I love them both! I second Susan - more Across The Sea blocks!!

  6. I love both the quilt you received and the one you sent! I also love that block for the Across the Sea QAL, is that charcoal or black for the background. You have given me an idea for mine, which is still at the cutting stage.


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