Wednesday, January 21, 2009

I'm fitting it in somehow :o)

This picture belies the fact that I have actually completed the top for the baby quilt - this numpty forgot to take a shot of the finished top before downloading the contents of the camera
As my old boss used to say "Planning and preparation prevents piss poor performance." Never a truer word.
So this sneak preview only gives you the flavour of the quilt - you'll have to imagine the borders complete with further flower applique that I'll show you next time
Speaking of flowers our regular supply teacher at work has been having a torrid time recently.
After complaining to her landlords about an infestation of tiny little black invasive bugs, they gave her notice to quit. Obviously took exception to the Environmental Health Officer's report. Nice people!
The poor lady has been stuck between a rock and a hard place looking for somewhere else to live without the security of a permanent job. I won't go into the reasons for this employment situation but it's unavoidable at present and she's been frantic with worry.
Anyway to cut a long story short she's finally found a new place to move into probably during February half-term (lots of house moving going on then) but is very upset at all the plants she will have to leave behind in the garden at her old place.
So I thought a garden themed lap quilt would cheer her up
Here's a row of daffodils to make a start
I foresee lots of different flower and garden associated blocks separated by floral fabrics
Right, I'm off to see if I can design some hollyhocks...............

6 comments:

loulee1 said...

It can be heartbreaking to leave a garden behind. But I'm sure your quilt will help ease things a little.
The baby quilt still looks sweet.

sewkalico said...

Love the baby quilt! How you fit these things in is amazing!

Joy said...

How thoughtful of you to come up with a garden quilt. I'm sure your friend will be over the moon when she sees it :o).
Hugs,
Joy :o)
P.S ...... I've never heard the word "numpty", I love it :o) - it immediately brought a smile to my face!!!!

Libby said...

What a thoughtful quilt you've come up with - your friend will be so happy to have a little of her garden move to her new home *s*

meggie said...

What a lovely friend you are!

Cascade Lily said...

The baby quilt looks like it's a very beautiful one...look forward to seeing the finished pic!

Your poor friend. Your quilt will surely cheer her up!