Inspired by the gorgeous ‘in the clouds’ quilt from the book ‘Modern Designs from Classic Quilts by Kelly Biscopink & Andie Johnson’ I made a more down to earth version in the form of a play mat.
I used Kona Charcoal for the background with snippets of scraps & fussy cuts for the geese. It’s a gift for friends expecting identical twin boys & it was fun to pick out fabrics that the parents to be as well as the boys would enjoy.
Backed with some scallop fabric from Spotlight
& quilted with a mix of machine & hand stitches
I really enjoyed making this one!
Finished size approx 60″ x 60″
The baby shower has been & gone and the play mat gifted but I had to share this recipe – my contribution to the pre-babies afternoon tea was a Lemon Meringue Cake. I reeeeeeally love to cook but rarely share recipes here, however this recipe was requested many times that afternoon so I thought I’d share it with you too :)
If lemon is your thing then I encourage you to make this one (preferably this weekend, you won’t regret it I promise) – it’s super easy & super scrummy! It’s a Nigella Lawson recipe from her ‘Feast’ book but you can find the recipe on her website too. Homemade lemon curd is not essential but way yummier than shop bought & it’s not tricky. I like Ruby’s recipe, its a nice rich one using yolks only.