Heather and Megan at quilt story are featuring my UK I'm Blushing quilt today which was made using Natalia Bonner's fabulous moda bake shop tutorial. The site showcases different people's quilts and tells the story behind them. Click the link below to take you to their blog, Quilt Story:
I am also still working on my Flickr swaps. My pincushions are now finished for the Scrappy Pincushion Swap:
And I have made two miniature quilts to be hung from the washing line hung between the trees in my "World without quilts" quilt for the doll quilt swap:
Susan Sobon, aka Chickenfoot, has come up with a new challenge this morning which is to make a quilt from or inspired by a picture or the colours in a picture. I am thinking of using this picture of Piazza Campo Dei Fiori in Rome which hangs on my sitting room wall as a starting point. Rome is my favourite city; I lived there for a year when I was 24 - first as an au pair until I was sacked for laziness and then as an English teacher where I used to teach the students stuff like: "up your bum" means stand up. I have matured since.
And finally, we celebrated my daughter's 8 year anniversary last night - 8 years since we brought her home from hospital where she had been for seven long months since she was born. Here she is with her twin sister sitting in the courtyard last night stuffing their faces with double chocolate cookies before we went out to build a bear followed by Pizza Express.