Saturday 26 September 2009

New Blocks for the Country Calendar

This September has been very warm and lovely, just a few rainy days. This week was the first night frost in the area, but not right where we live, as this is a little uphill from the village. My summer flowers are still as beautiful as ever, and the Calluna we bought yesterday will have to wait a little to take this one's place at the kitchen door.

Today I finished the August

and September blocks for the Country Calendar. This is a free BOM from Ellie's Quiltplace.

I should have chosen some reds in different shades for the apples, but I'm pretty pleased with the basket fabric I happened to have in my stash.
I know this is against my own interest in a way, but you might want to know about Paulette's giveaway. Paulette is a Canadian quilter, and she is giving away the first issue of a new Canadian quilting magazine, with a fabric pack to make the Christmas quilt on the cover. (Telling you this gave me one more entry ;->.) I found her blog a while ago through Stephanie, and immediately became a follower. Paulette is a recycler like me, but a very talented and productive quilter as well. A hand quilter, too. Go and see her lovely blog.
This is about all I have been doing lately, so I must go and see what I didn't do for the household. Have a relaxing weekend!


  1. Good job keeping up with your calendar quilt. I enjoy seeing your new blocks. We've had lots of grey days and lots of rain today. Good day to sew. Unfortunately I'm making a quilt back and basting the quilt--not fun.

  2. Very nice. I'm always impressed with these quilting skills. I don't do any of this so it seems amazing to me.

  3. Your blocks look lovely Ulla. The basket especially.

    The pink of your calluna is so lovely.

  4. You flowers are still so gorgeous even with the frost! Love the calendar blocks - especially the apples in the basket - I love apples!

  5. Love your calendar blocks- I might have to do something like that for my mom- with the months written in Finnish. I'll have to look that up!!!!

  6. Hi Ulla.

    I'm' just coming by after your visit awhile back.

    Love these little quilt pieces, and I think a bag from your Dad's ties would be a wonderful way to use them and keep them.


    barbara jean


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