I had such a lovely morning...... Managed to bind this gorgeous quilt - and in turn - finish it! As soon as it was done I wondered how I was going to get good photos? I mean, Melbourne is dreary and overcast and just a tad bit wet today, so my backyard and clothesline just weren't going to cut it. Then I wondered whether I could be brave enough to wander over to the local park, which is literally a minute away, camera in hand, and look a little bit kooky - taking photos of a quilt?
You see, this is no regular little park with a small playground for the kids. This is what we call the Tim Neville Arboretum. The Arboretum for short. It's a huge piece of land on a busy main road, which just happens to have amazing gardens, a big pond and a fantabulous playground! Now because I'm lazy, I actually jumped in my car and drove the ONE MINUTE there. And this is what happened......
|I re-discovered this great amphitheatre which has great big stairs in a perfectly co-ordinated terracotta colour!|
|Brilliant photography prop!|
|I wrote last week how this quilt came about. But here's a quick re-cap. It's an order from a lovely customer, who was after a quilt for her son, one that was not babyish and that he could use forever.|
|I chose Parson Gray's World Tour fabric, and went with the Patio pattern by Happy Zombie. The backing is a relatively plain blender print from Spotlight.|
|You know - the thingamajig!|
|I am so utterly thrilled with how it looks, I think the straight lines work beautifully with the straight lines of the squares and rectangles.|
|And the starkness of the white is just scrummy!|
And just because I love you all - here's one last photo to make you smile! This gorgeous family of ducks and ducklings wandered across the path and in to the pond on my way back to the car!
I'm linking up with And Sew We Craft Together's new Linky Party, Needle & Thread Thursday and T.G.I.F.F. obviously later this week!
Covering all bases - You can too!