Wednesday, 12 February 2014

WIP Wednesday and a Friday finish

Percy's back

Whoo hoo. I finally finished quilting and binding the peacock quilt last week. This weekend, I gave it a wash and............ colour bleed from the orange!!!!!! Washed it again with Dylon Runaway which mostly, but not completely, worked.
This one will be off to Canberra next week.
Proud Percy

My other finish was a rag rug for the back landing, made from op shop sheets. I've already started another one with the rest of the sheets, but these colours don't go with anything in the house. They do seem to work with the peacock!

WIPs that I'm working on are a lap quilt for my sister's husband (with their dog Fred on the front)

Pattern from the Quilters' Cache website

Two WIPs and one finish

and the APQ Tone it down QAL. I've managed three block so far. They are very time consuming and I think the cutting takes longer than the piecing! No work has been done on my low volume squares quilt, even though it has as little purpose as the APQ QAL. Perhaps it is because it is boring piecing.

Block three - See the photo above Fred for all three finished blocks

The black lab applique is from the Quilters' Cache free block patterns at I think the muzzle is too thick for Fred, but it will have to do.

Anyway, off to do more block for the QAL. Happy Wednesday and Friday. Linking up with Lee at Freshly Pieced, tgiff, Finish it up Friday at and anything goes Monday


  1. Percy looks amazing! I love fred too, that will be one gorgeous quilt.

  2. Fred looks awesome!! Very cool idea :) Your peacock quilt is beautiful!

  3. omg wow that peacock is amazing!!!

    Stopping by from Lee's hop

  4. That peacock is simply fantastic - lovely finish!!

  5. Sorry that orange bled for you:( Hope you are able to get it all out.

    Fancy peacock quilt!

    Bet the handmade rug is very soft!

  6. Fantastic peacock quilt! Darn those colors that bleed! The dog quilt has wonderful colors in it!

  7. Proud Percy is fantastic! I'm glad you were able to get most of the bleed out. It's beautiful! Thanks for linking up to TGIFF!

  8. Your quilts are awesome! Love your peacock!

  9. What a beautiful quilt and I am glad you got most of the bleeding out of it! Thanks for sharing.
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