Thursday, 28 October 2010

Stealth quilting

Also known as drive-by piecing.



Once again, life, the Universe and what passes for normality at Bag End is not allowing a long sit-down session with the sewing machine. Instead, I'm sewing a few seams at a time on the blocks for James' baby quilt. Whilst the kettle is boiling I can get another half a dozen bits put together, whilst I drink the tea I can cut strips for the next section and in this way it is surprising how fast things grow.

4 comments:

  1. If you can get half a dozen bits put together whilst the kettle boils, you either have the world's slowest kettle, or you are extremely nimble with a needle! I would think it is the latter, actually. :)

    I love the bright colours - perfect!

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  2. Hazel - don't know about extremely nimble {grin}, probably just a bit of experience and the fact that all the prep is done (which is often the time consuming bit).

    Bright? Oh yes, it's going to be bright!

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  3. It must be finished by now then - or else you're not drinking enough fluids!

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  4. Silly girl - not finished yet, I've been doing other things as well!

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