I sewed the final stitches on Hannah's quilt on Easter Sunday. I knew I only had a bit left to do on the binding so I bundled it up and took it with me to Mom and Dad's on Sunday to work on after dinner. I was surprised when I pulled it out, how little I had left to do. Only about 36 inches or so. It took no time to complete.
I began her quilt on March 4, 2010 so it has taken me almost 14 months to complete!! I started the hand quilting on December 16, the quilting portion which I…
Hannah's words has I had her nearly finished quilt top laid out on the floor yesterday.
Yesterday afternoon she and I braved the snow to hit the fabric store and buy her backing fabric and batting. She picked out the backing. Ladybugs of course, with pink and yellow butterflies! It says "Girl Bugs" in white script.
Last night after nearly 3 straight hours at the sewing machine I got the last borders pieced and sewn on. I layered it this morning and am…Continue
My fingers feel like pin cushions, my wrist hurts from holding the hoop, my house is dirty because I have been neglecting it all week BUT I finally finished Aimee's birthday quilt! Approximately 18 months in the making, a week and a day late for her 30th birthday, but its done!!
I kept it completely a secret until Sunday night when I finally told her I hadn't neglected to get her a gift but it wasn't ready yet. She had a pretty good idea what was coming…Continue
Just pieced yet another "taco salad" (from let's do lunch) table topper tonight. I started making them for my bible study chicas birthday's this year :) three down two to go :) Today was one of their birthdays. Hopefully I can quilt it tomorrow and finish it up to take to church on Sunday.
Picking out the fabric was the hardest part. I made two trips to Joanne's debated all day and finally at 7:30 found the coffee cup one in my stash, had totally forgotten about that one and…Continue