Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Liberty Quilt

I've wanted to make a quilt from Liberty fabric for a long long time. I had a picture in my head of a quilt made up of squares using a variety of prints and colours and the idea was to arrange them in colour waves. Given the cost of Liberty fabric, I realised that it was going to be too expensive so I put it into the 'dreams are free' category and just went about my stashing business.

Then, during one of my random ebay trawls I came upon these! (well when I say random I was typing "Liberty Fabric" into the Ebay search engine under 'quilting' fabric on a daily basis, so I guess I was bound to come up with something sooner or later!)

They are 4" squares and they are perfect for the quilt design I have in my head.I have about 400 of them all up, so it will make a decent size quilt- about 180cm square. I figure if I'm going to do it, I may as well end up with a quilt that's a good size.

Have no idea where I will find the time, but the inspiration is there! (hmmm can you buy extra quilting time on Ebay?)


LizzieJane said...

What a beautiful quilt all that wonderful fabric will make.
I know what you mean about finding the time, I have two quilts that are still waiting to be finished.
Maybe one of these days, at least that is what I keep telling myself!

frazzydazzles said...

I think that you truly have an eBay addiction! What amazes me is how quickly it developed. It was only yesterday when I first heard you say something along the lines of ' you use eBay to buy fabric? Because I had a look today and you should see what I got!' LOL - Jen

LizzieJane said...

I am so glad that you entered the mystery box giveaway.
You have me intrigued about the lillies, you will have to tell me the story!

Robyn said...

I love the way you write your blogs! You must have a great sense of humour. Can't wait to see what you do with these fabrics as your other pics have lovely items in them. :)
ps I go thru ebay addiction stages too!

LizzieJane said...

I am so glad that you enjoyed my giveaway, I will have to do it again. It was a lot of fun for me, and I knew what was in the box!

Jessica said...

I absolutely love Liberty fabric! The fabric you chose is lovely. I cannot wait to see the final product.