Tuesday, 4 February 2020

UFO finally becomes a flimsy

Back in June 2016 one of the Patchwork Groups I belong to had a Project Linus Day organised by Wendy (the quilter friend who recently gifted me SO many super scraps). I wrote about it on my blog on 23rd June 2016.
I brought home a kit Wendy had put together to make another one. I finished the centre and then it got put away - for whatever reason I now can’t remember.

I didn’t even remember it when I did my Sewing Inventory at the end of 2019. However a few days ago it came to mind and I thought I could finish it and send it as a flimsy to Jan Mac in Australia for one of the children traumatised by the Bush Fires. There was a border fabric with the quilt  kit and I managed to enlarge the quilt a little by adding an extra pale pink inner border from my stash.
The original centre panel measured 26” x 34” and with the two added borders it finishes at 34” x 48”. It’s a bright happy quilt ideal for a little girl. It’s now added to the Jewel flimsy and I have another UFO project in mind to finish to add to this collection. Itching to make some more QAYGs as well as I’ve just found some ideal backing fabric in my stash.

Here’s the Happy Fish Flimsy:


  1. Love it Linda! It will be greatly loved by an Australian girl and I hope it brings comfort.

  2. Beautiful. You are so supportive of our charities and do a wonderful job.