Sunday, August 13, 2017


While I dither about how to proceed with the next phase of the Civil War Fabric Quilt (seriously, I need to get a proper name for this puppy), I started playing with the crumbs leftover from making that 32 inch medallion centre (see last post).

That nine patch centre measures 3 inches finished.  More of this to come. Didn't think I'd get any time to sew this weekend what with errands, chores and baking.

I made these . . .

(not my images as I'm rubbish at photographing food. If you want gorgeous images of food, visit Pam takes terrific photos of food and other stuff!)

Lemon Coconut Slice from
 and this
Sticky Melt Mix Fig Date cake from
Except I didn't have any figs so I just used dates. Meanwhile winter strawberries from Queensland were just too gorgeous to pass by.

Strawberry Muffins from
and for dinner

Slow Cooker Beef Short Ribs from

 Well, that's the weekend done and dusted!


  1. That's a great way to use up your scraps. That 9 patch centre looks great!

  2. Love the block and all the baking and cooking looks so good, I'm hungry and just had breakfast!

  3. Oh my... I am so hungry now! I think I need to go look up recipes and cook! Your blocks is very pretty by the way.

  4. I love the fabrics and colors in your block, just beautiful! And all the goodies look so yummy!

  5. I can easily see why you would get sidelined after seeing all that beautiful food. Just don't forget; as a quilter, your first priority is to get those beautiful quilt blocks finished and together! *giggle* I'm sure you will do that. Each block is really pretty! (I hate those tiny pieces too!) ---"Love"

  6. You're so sweet! While you were cooking, I was busy sewing!

  7. Lovely fabrics and yummy looking goodies!!

  8. Your tiny nine-patch Civil War Fabric block is lovely. Food looks great, just might have to go and raid the fridge now.


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