Merry Christmas!

I hope you all had a great day, we had a quiet Christmas at home this year and loved it. image

I'm one of those people who loves Christmas before the big day, but afterwards I can't get the tree down fat enough. So by about lunchtime on boxing day we were back to normal, which means I have enough room to get started on the three bark quilts!

I can't wait to get into the new house we are building; it will be brilliant to not have to take over the lounge room for every big project. I've got a room set aside in the new place for a studio, with a little courtyard next to it so I can paint and dye outside. Only a couple of months to go!

So the house is semi tidy and I'm getting things organized for the bark quilts. Thankfully I've already bought all the fabric I need, and it's the good stuff - silk, Italian wool suiting, cashmere, French linen. It's all beautiful to work with.

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The blues and golds have come together nicely, it took me ages to find the right ones but I'm glad I spent the extra time getting it right.

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i've managed to cut the bottom layer as one continuous piece for all three quilts,   I'm curious to see how long it takes to do each layer for this much quilt!