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How to JOIN quilting block swaps Australia

Hello and thank you for visiting. This is a community group for all Australian quilters to join or just follow. Membership is FREE and you are partnered each month and we make each other a 12 inch quilt block based on our preferences which we swap. (12.5 inches raw edge to raw edge) The emphasis of the group is on friendship and sharing. To find out more or register to join email me on quiltingblocks@hotmail.com This purpose of this blog is to chat and showcase blocks and quilts made by members, kind of like a show and tell . Yours in stitching, Sue



Monday, June 4, 2012

Blazing Arrows swap quilt top completed

I am so excited about this (flimsy) finish and how stunning it looks.

I have just popped the black borders on today, and as I write this its laid out on my dining table ready to be pinned (my least favourite job)







I am giving this quilt to my girlfriend Deb for her 50th in July.  Deb loves loves cats, hence why I appliqued two cats on for her.  Deb moved into a new house about a year ago and has decorated her family room with a red sofa and black and white accessories which is why I picked this colourway for her.  I have purchased enough of the red to back it and also bind it with.

I would like to thank the following ladies who contributed to this quilt top.
TOP ROW (L-R) :Helen, Erin and Teresa
MIDDLE ROW: Brenda, Helen and Beatrice
BOTTOM ROW: Encara, Cathy A and Raelene

When the quilting and binding is complete I will pop a new pic on the blog, but I was just so excited to share it with you.

10 comments:

Teresa F. said...

Wonderful. I love the black cats. I'm sure your friend will love it, too.

Gina (Catswhiskers) said...

Beautiful quilt.
The black cats added charm to it.

Sooli said...

That looks fabulous. Love the cats!

Maria said...

Fabulous finish and the cats look great.

Julianne K said...

I really really like it...

Maria said...

What a lovely quilt, Sue. Your friend is going to love it!

elliek said...

Great quilt and the cats add a touch of whimsy.

Larissa said...

Looks fantastic Sue!!! ... LOVE those cats!!!

Lynne said...

Wow! Very effective!

Jo said...

WOW
What a great idea.
The cats change the look of this quilt.
They add life to it