I love this product. As I like the feel of new fabric I don't usually pre wash before I use them but I do like to wash a finished quilt. The quilt with the snake fabric border is finished (binding as well) so into the washing machine with six of these Colour Catcher sheets.
They have done their job picking up any dye in the water. I can't see any colour emigration so good job colour catcher.
It's a lovely autumn day, great drying weather. I really like the look of a quilt once it's been washed.
I could not make up my mind which colour was best the dirty pink or the cigar brown. In the end I bought a length of both and strip pieced the two together. My Sidmouth Quilt is now ready to go to the quilters.
The Merchant"s Wife quilt top also has two fabrics strip pieced for the backing. The bird fabric is from a new range by Kathy Doughty called A Wandering Mind so now it to is going to the quilters.
Does this mean I am free to start something new or should I be good and look in the cupboard for something to finish? Sue
This ugly (in a good way) fabric has been at the shop for a while now. Finally found the right pinks to go with it.
Some of the pinks I begged, borrowed and stole.
not a good colour representation
way to yellow
Now the top is finished, backing needs to be chosen then off to the quilter. Even though its been so hot in Melbourne this summer I have managed to start several new projects. So far this is the only one that's near to complete which is odd because normally I prefer hand sewing but I must say I have enjoyed sewing this one together on the machine. Can't believe I just said that!
Festival was everything and so much more than I thought it could be. Now that we are home the twelve days we spent in Houston seam like a dream. Were we really there, have I really been to the biggest quilt show. There was just so much to take in. So many quilts, booths and so many people from all over the world. Everyone I was lucky enough to met was friendly, warm and very welcoming. We all had such a great time. Now I can start to dream, plan and save to do it again.