Friday, 30 May 2014

MY PLAN FOR TODAY WAS ...

.... to work on the challenge piece for Congleton quilt group . You may remember that the group will be 30 years old this year ... PEARL.. and we were given ..


a piece of muslin and a pearl bead. I have had several idea floating around .. but I made my mind up and ... went for it to-day xx

First off it was the fabric selection .. the main /background fabric is wonderful in the flesh.. trying to get a picture was not so easy..


it is a pinky silvery shimmery fabric..


hopefully you will have an idea of what it is like . Then the second fabric..


this also has a shimmery look as it is shot through with gold and silver thread. WHEN the fabric was decided on I turned to the pattern. I LOVE children's picture books for their simplicity... I dug out this one ..


and on the page for 8 there are ..


SO.. to work xx  I appliqued the numbers ..


and quilted the clams around them..


then around the edges I sewed on 2 sets of 30 pearls x.....


AND THE MUSLIN? ... well it needs a hanging sleeve and a label...


AH! All done ... it says June because that is when the piece is due in xx I'm very happy with it x

Diane x

6 comments:

Farm Gate Creations said...

Well done Dianne...that was a great idea.

Janet said...

Very pretty and clever. :)

Sharyn Baldwin said...

It was a fabulous idea Diane. Are you allowed to use more than one pearl? Doesn't matter, very good!

kiwikid said...

So clever Diane, well done!!
xx

Maggi said...

This is really lovely

Benta AtSLIKstitches said...

Oh well done!!!!