Sunday, 30 September 2012

of fabric and fudes ...

well, lets start with the pretties shall we!

The week started well, with good mail 


and the Good Fortune of  a wonderful visitor ,  

which in itself calls for cake!  Right!

yes that's on a dinner plate! 
I can highly recommend Chocolate Mayonnaise cake, I used this recipe, if you are interested.

a wonderful day of crafty chat, playing with curves and cake ensued ;)

there has been a lot of this ...


and yesterday, well a morning spent out shopping!
Look away NOW!  


My lovely friends from Doughtys were in a town close to me!


and these Heirloom by Joel Dewbury made a dash for my bag!


I had a FQ pack of these in another colour way last year


plus a couple of rogues into the mix


the palest green was on my list since I've just made a mahoosive quilt with it as the background and didn't have enough left for a makeshift backing ... but now, the end of the bolt lives here and I can get on and  finish it :) 

the palest blue, just a pretty colour, the green is for backing, and the wavy stripe, oh I see this one being binding, don't ask on what yet, but it will come good I've no doubt!




other must buys were to stock back up on the white on whites which was almost depleted, 2 meters left of the last batch is never going to keep me going til spring!


and I came home rejuvenated and happy ...

in between more quilting, and texting, with a testing teenager,
 I came in last night thinking this didn't look right  ...


and it's NOT!

now, to engage a little reverse stitching and see if we can end the month on a positive note!  



10 comments:

Susan Standen said...

You could shop for England!! And bake too. Yum to a slice of cake please.

Annabella said...

I'm organizing an intervention, lol. The cake looks lovely!

Carla said...

I plan to stock up at a sale on Wednesday and am sewing with the girls today ; ) it looks like you are set until spring. Happy stitching!

Catherine said...

Oh wow, what an amazing array of fabrics! I went to a quilt show yesterday and I was VERY restrained as I didn't buy any fabric (although I definitely stood there looking at it all longingly!!) Hope it doesn't take too long to unpick the UJ

Cindy said...

Oh, Trudi! Your fabrics are just delicious and the quilting makes my heart flutter!!!

Gertie Pye said...

Ooooooh these fabrics are lovely! I love Heirloom and I bought some to make a dress out of. I need to lose half a stone before I embark on that though. That cake looks fantastic - yum yum!

Archie the wonder dog said...

Gorgeous fabrics and Jackattack block, even if it isn't right ;o)

Katy Cameron said...

Ha, you're DEFINITELY on a fabric diet now, nope, not one thing are Laura and I enabling you with from the US ;o) Bugger on the UJ, but at least it's only one bit upside down

Flying Blind... said...

Oh good grief - I bought a whole 2 meters yesterday and felt extravagant!!

Di said...

Well I know that the cake is scrummy! Doughty's was obviously a sucess - well done! As for the UJ, it is very pretty but I too have done the same mistake. It is so annoying! Di x