A Quilt in Progress

Marie-P asked to see the first ever quilt top I’ve made. Well, Marie, here it is! The pattern is Funky Chick Quilt (Margaret’s Wool & Fabrics, Vic) which I bought as a kit from a Craft & Quilt Show here in Perth quite a few years ago. The chooks(=chickens in Aussie) in the quilt have put on such hilarious poses – they won my heart. This is a true quilt in progress (QIP) – it’s been like this for two years at least. Last month I bought the batting and backing to finish it. I may just be lucky enough to get a lap quilt for the coming winter months 😉

Happy stitching until next time!


Certified X-stitch addict and lover of tea, fabrics and beads. I work in the vocational education and training sector and in my spare time potter around in the garden growing roses. I'm mum to two adult children of whom I'm very proud.

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4 comments on “A Quilt in Progress
  1. Barbara says:

    Oh my gosh, this is fabulous! I love it!!

  2. Monique says:

    Great quilt!

  3. Marie says:

    Now that is cute! 🙂 I look forward to a post telling one and all that this wonderful quilt is now complete.

    Great job!

  4. Marie-p says:

    Are you out there??? 🙂 I have stopped by a number of times to see if you have posted…I have a PIF to send. 🙂

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A certified cross stitch addict who is mad about samplers and loves working with hand-dyed fabric, variegated threads and embellishments. Stitching keeps me sane.

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2012 Stitching Plans

1. WIPs - finish 4:
- DT Sampler Game Board
- Workbasket's Trellis (done)
- DT Morning Glory
- LK ABC Lessons

2. New Stitching Projects
Plymouth Sampler - TSC (started)
Wonderful Village 1 - MaggiCo (done)
Wonderful Village 2 - MaggiCo (done)
Pear Orchard Farm - CHS (done)
Mermaid's Song - CHS
Dutch Strawberries - TGH
Birds in the Bower - TGH
Persian Proverb - MB
Peaceful Garden - MB
Sampler 1663 - PoC

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