|March was Red - the block warmer than the weather|
I like darker gothicky shades of colours but needed contrast, so the red poppy background was a piece I had from a Seattle Quilt Company sale a while ago. The flowers and pots reds are from various bits of stash including the first ever fabric I brought for my first ever quilt (a Lynne Edwards cathedral window work) bit from my mum's stash, and the red satin I used to make the cloak for my daughter's Snow White costume. Dressmakers I salute you! I've quilted this one but am going to take it apart to do more embroidery on it. The flowers are straighforward grandmother's flower garden pattern: 6 hexagons in a circle around one central one.
For May I had yellow fabrics but they were a bit peely wally, so I took a gold organza printed with
|Why is it upside down?!!! No idea|
So onwards, just trying to get my sister's blanket finished off and I will feel better then!