Thursday, September 9, 2010

What a Welcome, Thank you!

    Wow, thank you everyone for your welcome and your comments. I have been pretty busy this week and just had time tonight to check out my blog and surprise.... I have many new friends! I was so excited! Paulette you are so generous to send your friends over, thank you. I would like to make one correction, The Deck The Halls Wallhanging is not one of my patterns, I can't remember the designer but I will get the info and post asap.
     I can't believe we are on our way to fall already, with fall comes the beginning of classes. We had quilt club this week, I love the September class. It is like the first day of school for quilters! The ladies haven't seen each other all summer and now they are catching up, all in 2 hours. It is great, the enthusiasm and excitement is contagious. The show and tell was so great, I was so busy that I couldn't even take photos. I will try to get one the ladies to take pictures next time. The pattern I designed is called Polka Dot Panache, I love dots in all sizes and colours!
You can't see them but the center of each circle has a button. So cute.

 Have you ever tried the Olfa Circle Cutter? This is the best tool ever, I love it. It can cut up to 8" circles in no time at all. Makes cutting the circles for this quilt super easy.

You can just see the pivot point and where my hand is a 28mm blade. You hold the handle (above my thumb) and away you go. Have I mentioned I LOVE this cutter. It would work also for scrapbooking and card making too.

     I fused all the circles with Heat'n'Bond on base of Muslin. After the quilt was done I washed it and it came out looking very vintage. It is really cute. The night before Quilt Club I started the quilt but with Christmas prints it is also really cute.

      My sister has been working on some cross stitch and thought I would share some of them with you. They are really pretty, hope you enjoy them.

     Well I better sign off, I want to start playing with my Strip Tube Ruler for a class I have coming up. I'll keep you posted and once again thank you everyone who has become a follower and leaving comments....this is so exciting!



  1. I've never seen that tool...It's amazing! and I love the quilt too!

  2. Your quilt is beautiful and the Christmas one is very cheery. You sister does beautiful cross stitch!

  3. Hi Natasha!!
    Great Posting!! The pattern is from Country Threads and it's called Merry Merry Christmas. I said on my blog that you had created it for the store...meaning made it...picture of the quilt with the pattern is on my blog. Sorry about the confusion...Have a wonderful day!

  4. Love the circles quilt. It looks great in Christmas fabric

    Love and hugs Gina xxx