22 March, 2013

Friday Night Sew In

Handmade by Heidi

Tonight is Friday Night sew in and I'm hoping that DH will bugger off into the workshop and I can get busy doing some quilting on that cushion, if he doesn't I'll be sitting and sewing up some Lozenges.

I've been quite naughty.... I didn't take much persuasion but I signed up for

I love Craftsy courses and this comes with a piece of cake pattern, a hashtag pattern, a HST/charm pack design yourself and the SWOON pattern...how fab is that and currently 25% off with this link

I've watched the intro and how to cut and piece the piece of cake pattern. I didn't want to buy more fabric so instead of using a layer cake as recommended I've cut into my quilt block fabric stash and some solids.... Last night I cut it all out and am hoping to cut some of the neutral colours over the weekend so I'm ready to start piecing it.

And this afternoon I have been busy making cakes, there are Victoria Sandwiches with cherry jam, sponge cake with strawberry icing and coffee and walnut cakes with icing too :) I need to practice my piping more but tbh we all prefer the cakes without icing on lol...

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  1. They look yummy! And so nicely coordinated with your tiles!

  2. I've just signed up for that one too! I have a "punctuation" by American Jane jelly roll that I haven't been able to decide what to do with - and now do! (I'm also hoping it will help with the piecing of my Swoon Blocks - they have been a bit frustrating!)
    The cakes look very yummy. Did you use the Lakeland loose bottom tin?

  3. Yummy looking cakes. Hope you get the cushion finished.

  4. I signed up for that class too! I watch the first lesson, but haven't gotten to the first quilt yet. I have a couple of layer cakes and lots of neutrals so when I finally have the time to start cutting, I'll be all set! Love those cakes! Yummy. :-)

  5. I was tempted by the class but I've already made a swoon quilt.

  6. I to am a Craftsy tragic, love their courses. Great idea usuing your own stash. The cakes are gorgeous my girls love to bake and say they look so YUMMY!!!

  7. class sounds interesting and as for those cakes, my mouth is watering just looking at them yummy


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