Monday, September 22, 2014

Getting ready for Autumn and a Giveaway!

It's time for a September catch up...tomorrow marks the start of Autumn so this is my last post for summer 2014.
 
Remember when I started a quilt back in June? Well, this weekend I finished it!

 
I bought the kit as my summer Project and I sewed the quilt top pretty quickly but then I set it to one side during July and August, the I realised if it was going to be my summer Project I needed to get a move on and finish it.

 
What do you think?
 
Here is a collage of some of my favourite photos:

 
It's getting cooler here in Madrid now so any day soon I'll be able to use it for the first time :)
 
If you're interested in the patter you can find out more at modabakeshop.com. This pattern is called the Scrappy Chevron Picnic quilt. The tutorial is great. This was my first quilt so I needed an easy to follow pattern that was also well explained and this one fit the bill perfectly!
 
 
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I've started a crochet afghan too:

 
I am really enjoying those ripples. I'm using Caron Simply Soft yarn and it's so soft and snuggly. I can't wait to finish it and start using it!
 
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Finally, if you follow me on Instagram you might have seen that I am having a giveaway.
 
This shawl is up for grabs:


 
 
It's made with my pattern `Dusky Fringe Shawl´ from Crochet! Magazine Autumn 2014. Stop by my instagram and take part in  my giveaway :) My username is: elizyart_crochet
 
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Have a start to Autumn (or Spring depending on where in the world you are :) )tomorrow everyone!  


10 comments:

  1. Your quilt is lovely, I love the colours and the pattern! Always so nice to have a pretty blanket to keep us warm. Your crochet blanket looks very nice and your shawl is beautiful! Hard to see summer go though. Enjoy your week ahead.

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  2. What a pretty quilt, great job! Oh and that ripple blanket looks already so nice, super colors! ♥ Thanks for the sweet giveaway. I'm not using Instagram, so good luck to the participants!
    Have a good week! Nata xxx

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  3. What a delightful quilt, the colours are a delight. The ripple blanket is gorgeous.

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  4. Well, I am SO impressed with you first time quilt - most people choose something a lot simpler - this ROCKS!!! Beautiful colors - yes, SO impressed, my friend! I don't do Instagram either, but your lucky winner will be so impressed, also! :-) Happy Monday, Elisabeth - XOXOXOXO

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  5. Your quilt is beautiful, and you finished at just the right time ready for autumn snuggling under!! Rippling back and forth is lovely too isn't it. I am rippling at the moment as well - well, not right now because I am writing this, but you know what I mean!! I haven't entered your lovely giveaway because I am not on instagram, but I am sure that whoever wins it will love it because it is so beautiful!!! xx

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  6. Beautiful quilt ! Just in time for the Fall ! And the ripples seems promessing...the shawl, lovely...
    Have a great day !
    Hug
    Anna

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  7. Wow !!! What lovely colors I am in love with your quilt... The ripples too look Yum...

    God bless,

    Sabrina

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  8. Happy Autumn to you and love your quilt.
    Hugs,
    Meredith

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  9. Lovely colours, at least you will be keeping nice and warm once the cold weather starts!

    Helenxx

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