Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Nova's Redwork Project


Nova from a cuppa and a catch up has been working on an amazingly darling project with her mum.  Nora's in Australia, her mum in the UK.  Over a few months they sent red and white fabrics to each other in letters...with the plan to patch them together with redwork blocks of things they love.  It is such a darling project!!  Make sure to stop by a cuppa and a catch up for uber cute projects (like this quillow that I want!!) and tutorials too!
a journey...
…that isn’t over just yet.
this..
a journey1 a journey...
…became these…
401 a journey...
…which were pieced with fabrics swapped and sent in letters with my mum over a few months …
redwork a journey...
…& it’s journey continues ~ it will be sashed and then patiently wait in the hand quilting queue :)
mums rw the other one...
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17 comments:

Nicky said...

These are really beautiful and fun! Love all that red!

Michelle said...

Those are so fantastic -- I can't even begin to pick a favorite!

BLONDEDESIGN said...

What a beautiful quilt! I just love red and white. Kx

Melinda said...

Ooh! I just love redwork. I'm working on a red and white hexie quilt myself. These are just gorgeous!

Kirsty said...

What a great idea. I love the idea of exchanging fabrics between the two of them, and the embroidery...well, what a breathtaking heirloom.

cinzia said...

that is spectacular! what a special project to share with a loved one!

Kathleen said...

I LOVE this idea! My daughter is away at school and this would be an awesome idea to do with her. Do you know if she made all the embroidery designs herself?
Thanks for sharing her with us!

Thearica said...

Awesome! I love working on projects with others! It just makes it that much sweeter!

Lynne said...

What a wonderful idea!

stephmabry said...

Love it!!

Stephanie Suzanne ♥ Queen of Dreamsz said...

What a wonderful project. I love redwork and I look forward to seeing the quilt all finished.

Have a wonderful day,
Stephanie Suzanne ♥

Poppyprint said...

I first discovered Nova's wonderful work when I saw her redwork blocks on flickr. I adore this project and the quilt!

Kristie said...

Brilliant! I love the red and white theme, but most of all the story of the pieces being mailed back and forth. Precious!

theygrowuptoofast said...

So beautiful! I would love to try something like this someday. Extra special that it was a mother-daughter project.

Kristin

pinsandneedles said...

Love this idea for a mother/daughter exchange. A beautiful project.

Victoria said...

This is so very lovely, in both look and in spirit! (And so many fun redwork images!)

Amazing Maison said...

Simply beautiful and SO inspiring! What a lovely idea and will be so full of treasured memories for you both. Thank you for sharing. Julia