Monday, November 19, 2012

Master Bedroom Makeover

My husband and I made a new headboard for our bed.  It took us a week and was done from leftover pieces of fabric from the Latte Quilt I made (read this post) and leather.  It turned out absolutely gorgeous.  It feels like sleeping in a hotel room.

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Cheating Block Quilt - Post 2

The other 6 Baby animals:




Fox baby

Good luck baby


Hug girl
Hug boy


Polar Bear


Raccoon Baby



Sunday, November 11, 2012

Cheating block quilt - Post 1

This project was started February 2011 by our 3 quilting friends, me, Annelie and Natasha after we completed the Beginners Quilting course under Hettie Pringle's (from Stitchingmatters) leadership.

I decided to embroider my pictures using these beautiful cross stitch designs by Ellen Maurer Stroh.  I could not believe my luck when I stumbled on her website a few years ago and the fact that it was available for free!  With huge copyright infringements, it is however not free anymore.

It took about 3 hours each to embroider with an average of 30 thread changes each.  It was however worth while.  Below are photos of 6 of the 12 Baby Animals I embroidered for the quilt.
 
Christmas Kitten Baby

Mouse Baby

Bluetit Baby

Turtle baby
Butterfly baby
Lamb baby