16 March 2012

1st Farmers Wife

One of the main reasons I started learning to quilt this year, was because of the farmers wife quilt along. I was so inspired by all the amazing blocks I was seeing on the blogosphere - I thought I had to have some of that myself! 
I loved the idea of doing a sampler quilt, it really appealed to me to have such a mix of blocks and colours in one quilt :) I'm planning on completing two blocks a week as the quilt-a-long suggests - here's hoping!
So these are my first two blocks! #34 Flock was my vert first to complete. I thought this would be a nice simple one to ease myself in. I then got wayyy to ahead of myself and had a go at #27 Darting Birds, which as you can see, was a little out of my depth!! haha I am a beginner though :) I used my very, very precious PamkittyMorning fabrics from my lovely blog friend Melissa, which I had been saving for a special project and I think this fits the bill ;) Are you all joining in the farmers wife fun? Jessie, xo

9 comments:

  1. Now it's like we're all chums since I know Melissa in real life! Your blocks are so cute! Nice work!

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  2. your blocks are lovely! i agree that they are precious fabrics!!!

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  3. Oh yes, this project is definitely worthy of cutting into your PKM! So cute.

    (And getting ahead of yourself is part of the learning process. So you're right on track!)

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  4. i love your blocks!! they are the sweetest!!

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  5. Lovely blocks, very pretty fabric. I'm suffering sewing withdrawal symptoms while my machine is being fixed! xx

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  6. Hi sweet Jessie! Your blocks are perfect!!! I would never know you were a beginner! You sew beautifully! I love the pretty fabrics you used too! You and your lovely blog are very inspiring! xo~ Paula

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