Trunk Full of Quilts

Online Quilt Trunk Show | Whims And Fancies
Have you linked up with Soma at Whims and Fancies for Trunk Full of Quilts?
When Soma mentioned it, my first thought was that I’d love to join in but I don’t really make many quilts. Then, when I found out wall hangings and cushions could be included so long as they are properly quilted and finished, I looked through my old blog photos and I found I’d made more ‘real’ quilts than I’d remembered. I think I may even have a couple missing from the list below. So I decided just to share my quilts that people can actually sleep under!
In no special order:
Sebastian’s Quilt (large bed size)
Ewan’s Quilt (large bed size)
Adrian’s Quilt (large bed size)
Baby Quilt – awaiting a baby!
Ruby Butterflies – sold on etsy
Scrappy Trip-A-Long – sold as a wedding gift
General House Quilt (large bed size)
Baby Quilt – given away on a Sew Mamma Sew day
Cassandra’s Quilt (large bed size)
A Large Lap Quilt, which is now a table cloth (below)
Abigail’s quilt – the first quilt I ever made – about 20 years old now and featured
with the dear, late Mr Sheep of Wool on Sundays badge fame

It’s probably time I made another one…

I hope you enjoyed my ‘Trunk Show’. Now I’m off to link up and visit the other linky party goers :)

Happy Wednesday!
Janine @ Rainbow Hare

Birthday Bear Paw

A Friday finish! And technically a quilt in that it has three layers – the top, iron on interfacing (which, btw, I don’t recommend and won’t be trying again!) and a back – held together by rows of stitching. I started on these blocks a long time ago when Lucy and I decided to make Bear Paw quilts. And I really planned a whole bed sized quilt in cool colours. But my LQS was, for some reason, unable to ever repeat the white fabric I used so the blocks languished until the other day when Mister RH requested I make a cloth for a certain coffee table.

I probably should have sought out a very thin wadding but, since I was in a hurry (I have to snatch any opportunity I can to sew lately) and it was his birthday on Wednesday, I decided to use the interfacing which I happened to have already. It basically refused to iron on at all during the basting stage but changed it’s mind once everything was sewn together creating wrinkles just at the point when I should have been home safe and dry. Fortunately I manage to wiggle the layers apart and I think it’s turned out ok in the end but it’s not an experiment I’ll be repeating.

Have you got any quilty finishes this week?
Happy sewing!
Janine @ Rainbow Hare

Giveaway winner!


Congrats to Nancy Sue!
My baby quilt is on its way to Maryland – or at least it will be soon. I’ve emailed Nancy Sue and I’m just waiting for her postal address.

Thank you VERY much to everyone who entered and, especially, a very big thank you to all my followers old and and new :)

Janine @ Rainbow Hare