19 December 2009

Loving this

Purchased at Prints Charming earlier this week -a fat quarter of the most wonderful mandala pattern. Too gorgeous to cut?

As I fondled it in the shop, I realised there was an added bonus - an extra-wide selvedge!

Cath and Kirsten just laughed when I pointed it out because they had seen my latest project featured on the cover of the current issue of Down Under Quilts - a quilt made with selvedges. (Full instructions to make my quilt, On the Edge, are in the magazine.)

Or, if you'd like to try a smaller selvedge project first, hop over to SEWN, where you will find a tutorial to make my postcard-size selvedge tulip quilt. While you're there, don't forget to enter SEWN's 10 days of Christmas giveaways - there are lots of goodies to be won!


  1. I would love to see a full picture of your selvage quilt. I haven't seen that magazine for sale here in the US and when I went to its website they had nothing current -- I was hoping for at least a picture if not the article. It would be fantastic if you put a picture of the quilt here on your blog.

  2. Thanks for the tips on how to get rid of the bulky selvage seam. I'll have to try that next time!


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