Sunday, 11 March 2012


Yesterday some of The Patch members came over to my place to dye some fabrics.

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I still have lots of dyed cottons waiting to be used so this time I dyed

some little squares of wool.

It didn’t work all that well and I have some funny white patches showing through,

maybe I need to wash the lanolin out with hot, hot water.


I’ve been loving this Block of the Month from Sue Spargo,  Earth and Twig.

This is Block 1, still not finished but ticking along nicely.

Block 2 is waiting patiently for it’s turn next.

Lots of wool here too, and cotton and some fancy stitching to keep me super challenged.


Lizzie said...

love those wools and I like the white patches, gives it character and individualism !! :o) I haven't started my block 2 in the SS either, maybe next week after wedding number 2..

webbsway said...

O Sue!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
How wonderful to see you tonight! what a treat! (for me) After being "mowed down " by this week - it is such a blessing to see what lovely things you have accomplished! There is light at the end of my tunnel - and you are it - leading the charge!

I remember well - the dying you gals did last year-they were so lovely blowing in the breeze drying! I loved them all .

I also LOVE these pieces !!!!!!!
Yes, - I Love this block also. Talk about keeping your mind challenged!

Keep up the beautiful work , dear Aussie sister! You are definitely my "role model" this week!

Peg - Happy In Quilting said...

the wool looks great even with the white spots....the block is gorgeous...

Fiona said...

Looks like a lot of fun... and you have some beaut colours there... I love Sue Spargo's work... so vibrant... yours is looking great...

Maria said...

the wools look fabulous Sue.

love the Sue Spargo too.

Queen Of The Armchair aka Dzintra Stitcheries said...

What fun Sue you are having with all that dyeing...looking so good too!!!

Josie said...

Looks like you place is all dressed up for a party! I wouldn't worry about white patches either... make it look more hand crafted and original. Love your Earth and Twig block... can't wait to what comes next....