Fat bundle pack & Too girly?

I won! I won! I won!
I got home to find one of those lovely little cards in my letter box telling me that I had a parcel to pick up at the post office. Not expecting anything, whatever was there, was going to be good... and this is what I got...

A bundle of lovely fat quarters to drool and stare at ...

Lovely aren't they? I got this pack of loveliness from Australian Homespun Magazine. They're going to publish some pictures I sent to them, in the July 2010 issue.

Okay, exciting afternoon aside, here's what I've been working on this week. I'm making a coin quilt and I'm thinking of making it to give to hubby for his birthday on Tuesday. He's always complaining that the quilt he puts over his legs, which lives on the couch, is too small for him (it's my DD's quilt - and she's 2).

I'm using the a "Twice the bundle" pack from the Harlequin range of fabrics by RJR. Now my question is - are these fabrics too girly because they've got a few flowers?

Here is my assistant. He was sitting on the window sill behind the ironing board trying to get to a sunny spot.

Why to cats like to get involved with sewing?

Ciao for now xo


  1. Congratulations! Great excitement! I rather like the selection and I am sure you will have fun deciding how to use them.
    The cat is supervising!

  2. Congratulations on your fabric win!! I don't think the fabric you've chosen for your husbands quilt is too girly,the yellow adds a nice contrast to the red and black :) Barb.

  3. what lovely colors in your winnings. Will look forward to seeing the mag with the pics. DH quilt is fine.

  4. Congratulations on your win. Looking forward to see what you do with it.

  5. I didn't noticed the flowers until you said and I went looking for them. I think they add a nice balance. Great win. Have fun creating with them.

  6. Will be doubly interested to see what you do with them as I have the same,, maybe a bit of plain black somewhere? Congrats on the lovely win, is a very nice bundle.

  7. Nice win. I don't think the fabric is too girl at all - Will you be adding sashing a blak one will definately make it very masculine.


  8. Great fabrics that would look good with black. Love your feline helper. I have two. One only likes to watch but the other is a definite paws on assistant!!

  9. Lovely win, vongratulations. No, the fabrics are not too girly, men don't mind the odd flower and the colours are great.

  10. What a great win ! I don't think your new quilt is too girly . Love the cat !


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