Friday, November 11, 2011


A layer cake of Little Apples cut into 4 'charm packs'...

one pack made this little Disappearing 9 patch - it will do nicely for a 'doll' quilt for a little girl at some stage...

that was after I had made this pretty girls quilt

and whilst I am on the subject of Charms

Sharon over at Lilabelle Lane is taking names for a swap of charms
Have a read over HERE - I think it will be fun...  you can link to the join up HERE
first 56 members and we end up with loads of happy charms

Because of postage costs it is going to be for Au/NZ residents only - for the far away friends maybe someone can do another over by your place?

back to my Little Apples...... of course I still have 2 packs.... I think I will make girly bags with one....

and giveaway the other.....

let me know if you want in..... just remember it is not a 'professional' charm pack... but it is one of each of the colours... but I can't guarantee all of the lines are perfectly straight..... you know I drink too much coffee and sometimes the lines move....

Just leave a comment on this post and I'll chat to Mr Random in a couple of weeks.

hope you don't mind waiting whilst I take a break

.... you see I am going away to meet the owner of this new little baby boy quilt ....

Jack's quilt

.... see ya ......


  1. Lovely quilts ... enjoy your visit :o)

  2. beautiful quilts Fiona,precious time with your little Jack how sweet,have fun and lots of cuddles.xo

  3. Enjoy your visit with Jack and give him a little kiss from each of us. I know you'll be kissing him that many times anyway :) And, sure, put my name in for the charm squares please.

  4. Enjoy those special Nanna cuddles with little Jack.
    Your quilts look gorgeous. Havent seen that fabric range before, looks cute. Very different look with the two colours of sashing.

  5. You've had a busy few weeks while I was without a computer.
    A big welcome to Jack, who's a cutie!
    Love all the quilts you've made :)

  6. The quilts are all lovely. Have a great time visiting Jack. Hugs,

  7. Oh Fiona , I am so..... happy for you to be off to visit with little Jack , I know how excited you must be , enjoy!!!! hugs Sheila
    ps. give him a hug and kiss for me :-)

  8. Hi Fiona, enjoy your visit with baby Jack. I know you will have lots of hug time. Will miss you, I enjoy your blog so much.
    Hugs Tanya

  9. You give that little man lots and lots of cuddles. Love your quilts.

  10. Well,one can NeVeR have too much fabric... so count me in please! Thanks Fiona... and enjoy your new bundle of joy! :)

  11. The quilts look wonderful with the little apples, I love that fabric. I think it would be fun to use for charity quilts for kids.


  12. Enjoy your visit as I know you will. Seeing grandchildren is such a joy!

  13. Oh, good for you!!! I am so happy that you get to go see him!

  14. Have a wonderful visit with lots of cuddles and kisses.

  15. have a great visit with little Jack, it will be hard to leave him to come home.

  16. Lovely sewing Fiona. Have lots and lots of wonderful cuddles with Jack.

  17. Off to visit little Jack. How wonderful. Lots of gorgeous sewing too.

  18. Yay....quilt delivery time...have a great wonderful hug filled visit with Baby Jack...
    love Aneela Hoey fabrics, the designs are just so fun...I'd love a chance to win some Little Apples, thanks for the opportunity...
    Have a fantastic visit and catch you when you tear yourself away and return...

  19. Oh Fiona, I loved the first quit, but the second is just icing on the cake.
    Love, love, love this fabric. Please Mr Random pick me, pick me.
    Thanks Sandra

  20. Would love to enter Fiona...while not in NZ, I am a Kiwi and could have them sent to my Mum's if I was lucky enough to win...does that count? ;-)

  21. The little apples doll quilt is gorgeous, the yellow works perfectly with the fabrics. And you know I love the girls quilt, of course!! Hope you travel safely and have lots of cuddle time.

  22. Wow that fabric does turn into really beautiful quilts! and it looks great with the neutral or the coloured background. Thanks for the giveaway :)

  23. Have a wonderful time visiting your family Fiona ... and hope you have many wonderful hours with your gorgeous little bubz ...
    I just know everyone will love the little quilt you made for Jack ... it is just lovely ...
    will miss you .. stay safe ... huge hugs ..

  24. Your quilt turned sooo cute. I just love the fabrics

  25. I just love the sweet dreams quilt it s gorgeous, the fabric is very cute. Might pop over to the charm swap.... Have nt done one for ages

    Have fun with Jack

  26. I am so glad that you are going to meet little Jack... Hope you have a wonderful time and get lots of cuddles and kisses..
    That fabric line is lovely and so are your quilts..

  27. wish I was coming with you, I love to cuddle babies!!! And I still love that quilt you've made, gorgeous. I'd love to be in the drawing for the charm pack. x

  28. Hey Fiona! I'm late in catching up with blogs...just wanted to say that I love the quilts you've made with "Little Apples". They are soooo cute. And I am so happy for you that you are getting a chance to go and meet darling Jack. I'm sure I don't need to tell you to have a wonderful time with him! :o)

    "See ya" when you get back!



  29. Lovely colours;enjoy little,sweet Jack:-)

  30. Enjoy your time with Jack,the quilts are lovely may just have to buy some little apples if I'm not fortunate enought to win these charms :) Barb.

  31. sew many ways to lay out the disappearing 9 patch .... the perfect size for a little one's little one.
    I have been making them to and always like how they turn out ... different fabrics = a different look

  32. I missed this contest...congrats to the the little girl quilt..
    Mama Bear


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