Monday, November 12, 2012

Day of the Triffids revisited

I have been stitching this quilt for Fiona.


It’s a disappearing nine patch. I have already quilted one for her, she asked that I quilt this one just the same.

When I did the first one these weird funky flowers flowed out of the needle. They made me think of “The Day of the Triffids”


I mentioned this to Fiona and she nearly had a heart attack. Apparently she had nightmares after listening to the Radio serial of this when she was a child.She was home from school sick and her Mother was listening to the serial as she stitched away, working as a seamstress.

If only I could work out how to put a video clip on my blog I could share how I stitch these out.

Thanks for popping by


  1. Wow Linda..That quilting is terrific. It really makes the fabric pop!

    I vaguely recall day of the triffids from when I was younger. That's a scary story!

  2. No idea what day of the triffids is but sounds best I don't
    Lovely quilting as usual


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