Tuesday, 5 June 2012

My Win...

I have previously mentioned that I won some fabric during Sew Mama Sew Giveaway Week. Well, my fabric has arrived, all the way from the other side of the world...


10 fat quarters of Flea Market Fancy by Denyse Schmidt!!! How lucky am I?

 Source ~ Mama Love Quilts

I'm not sure what I'll make with this gorgeous fabric yet, but use it I will and of course you'll see what I make.


My sincere thanks to Nicole, from Mama Love Quilts, for such an awesome giveaway. As the blog title suggests, Nicole is into quilting. One day, maybe, I'll be able to make quilts like this, this or this.

Perhaps I'll save my new fabric for a quilt. However, I won't use it in my first quilt. I'd like to build up my skills first.

Tomorrow is the day I begin my first quilt!!! Well, the cutting out of my fabric. I'm determined to keep up with Ashley, from Mommy by Day Crafter by Night, for the Zig Zag Quilt Along and tomorrow is cutting out day. I've decided to use fabric from my stash, but I'm not sure which fabric yet. I'm still toying with colours and combinations, as well as trying to avoid any florals.

I've spent much of tonight looking at zig zag quilts online. My first port of call was our ongoing Quilting and Patchwork linky. Kristin, from Pretty Tings and Britt, from Third Time's A Charm, have both made awesome zig zag quilts. From there, it was on to Google images to look at colour combinations. I'm liking red, navy, grey and aqua together.

Time to start spreading the fabric on the floor and playing with combinations.

... Pam

8 comments:

  1. Hurrah for winnings! I'm waiting for some to arrive too - I love it! Good luck with cutting for your first quilt, how exciting!

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  2. Oh isn't that just delicious, have fun sewing!!

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  3. Congrats on your win Pam, many quilters will be green with envy! Looking forward to seeing your progress on your first quilt, you will be a star I know :)

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  4. Congrats on the win. I think zig zag quilts are lovely - looking forward to watching your progress.

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  5. What a fabulous win! I received some prizes in the post yesterday too - so lovely rather than boring bills :)

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  6. Congrats! Gorgeous fabrics.

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  7. Congrats and truely they're fabulous. You're great in making use of it. Eager to see what you've done.

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