I walked into Sewco in May this year, in an attempt to avoid having to go to Spotlight next door (long queues & so few sales assistants). Little did I know how much my life was about to change!
I was awestruck by the beautiful quilts on the wall, the stunning array of fabric and the multitude of yummy looking notions (not that I even knew of the term "notion"!).
I signed up for an introductory class. this quilt. Well that introductory class resulted in me not only purchasing the kit to make this quilt, but a new Janome DC4030 sewing machine! Plus of course everything else you need to make quilts - rotary cutter, mat, rulers - the list went on. My poor credit card.
Nevertheless, I was hooked!
The fabrics included some veeeeeery bright prints including Kaffe Fassett's designs. I found some of them quite garish to begin with, but they grew on me!
Laying out the quilt:
Hard at work on my new machine!
So proud of my first finished top!