Wow! I haven’t updated my blog in FOREVER. These days I post most of my work in progress and finishes on Instagram. If you’re on Instagram you can follow me at Melaniemmacdonald. I post there a couple of times a week.
So much has happened since I last blogged in March.
I am getting more familiar with the embroidery module on my new sewing machine. More on that with pictures in a future post. It’s great fun!
I did a truck show for the Limestone Quilt Guild in Kingston, ON.
I realized that I have completed nine BeColourful quilt patterns.
And I’m working on my tenth, Serendipity. She’s beautiful and I’m having a ball making her.
And, of course, I’m busy making BeColourful kits for my store, Lazylabquiltingco.com. Here is a photo of the Bright Stars kits. If you haven’t already, check out the store: https://www.lazylabquiltingco.com/
I forgot to post about my most recent finish, Summer Dreams.
This top was finished a week ago today. It was an absolute joy to work on and I’m thrilled with the results. That diamond border - wow! I love it!
She is now in the possession of my friend and quilter for finishing. I can’t wait to get her back.
Summer Dreams is a level *4 BeColourful pattern and finishes at 62” square. My version is made with the BeColourful Rainbow Collection from Anthology. Kits are available. Please email me if interested.
My Aurora is quilted and bound. I love her! She turned out gorgeous.
Aurora is a level 5 BeColourful pattern and I started it in June during a class with Jacqueline de Jonge at Nancy’s Calico Patch in Newport News, VA. What a great experience that was!
My friend and quilter, Jacqueline Gaudreau, quilted it using the Marmalade pantograph in light grey coloured thread. The grey was the right choice to use given the all the colours in the top. It blends beautifully. I love it! She did a wonderful job and really brought “life” to it.
I think this is the seventh quilt I’ve had quilted using the Marmalade panto. On one hand I feel I should mix it up and try something different, but on the other, I love everything about this panto. It just suits the quilts I’ve made so far.
Hopefully, I’ll have another finish to share later in the week.