I took some time and sat down and finally did a project that has been waiting for me since Christamas.
I pieced a backing that was gifted to me…
I worked really hard to sew it together so the seam wouldn’t show.
I ironed it…
…and then I loaded it on the quilting frame. You haven’t seen this quilt before. I didn’t make the top. Take a look. Can you Continue reading
When I was at Kelli’s shortly after the boys were born, I was up and down the steps and this quilt caught my eye. I had machine quilted it for Kelli some time ago and sent it home with her to bind…after all, it was her quilt.
I saw that she hadn’t gotten it bound so I put it in the truck and took it home. On Saturday I got it bound.
If you are unsure on how to bind by machine or want a refresher, you can check out my Youtube video HERE.
I asked Kelli about the quilt…she doesn’t remember a pattern and thinks he might have made it up. It looks like it was made from a fabric line and that’s our only clue.
The blocks are basically half log cabin blocks. Each big block has two matching blocks.
I do remember that when Kelli gave it to me to quilt, there was no outer border on it. I told her I thought it was a little small without an outer border.
Then the quilt sat at my house in the flimsy pile. I just didn’t have a fabric that might work for it. The fabric line had “expired” and we couldn’t find more of the fabric. I finally came up with this border fabric.
Of course, there was… Continue reading
Yahoo…I am still on a roll finishing quilts. I am loving all the sewing I am squeezing into my life. It makes me happy. Speaking of happiness, today’s quilt finish really makes me happy.
Here it is…It’s Georgia’s doll quilt. Kelli had asked me to make a doll quilt for her birthday. Here it is…all finished!!
Here is the back. It’s a cute little fairy print fabric leftover. The purple was perfect. The heart was made from fabric from a gingham apron with chicken scratch stitching on it. So cute!
The quilt is supposed to mimic Georgia’s own baby quilt. Here is a picture of