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Lower Hutt, New Zealand
I have been stitching forever it seems and now do this just for pleasure,My DH and I are retired so I have lots of time for my hobbies--sewing Gardening and walking my dog. Have 4 grand-kids aged from 18 to 11 One lives in Australia and the others are very close to where we live. Hope to contribute more thru this blog. Kiwi Jan New Zealand

Saturday, July 3, 2010

Kia-ora -great news at last I have finished the quilt that I have been working on these last two years.
I am calling this quilt 'Rambling Rose '
Its handquilted and the border has needleturned applique flowers  outline stitched and embellished with beads The Fantail birds have been fussy cut and then handstiched . The vine is Yarn handstitched down.


  1. Beautiful work, Jan. It's really a gem.

  2. This is just beautiful! I found your blog through Appliquelovers! :) I just love the design...all quilting except for the beautiful applique border.

  3. I just adore your quilt...the border is beautiful.

  4. Love the fantail and great idea of wool as the vine! :-)