Inspiring Quilters, Stitch by Stitch
I understand the Tentmakers of Cairo are going to be at the AQS show in Lancaster! WOW! If you haven't had a chance to see these master craftsmen, you MUST - absolutely MUST - make the trip! You will…Continue
I've been quilting a little more than a year, have done about 8 baby quilts, one 65x65" lap quilt (more than a lap quilt, LOL!) and another appropriately sized lap quilt. I'm going to be doing a…Continue
Our local community college is doing a music program and wants to have some quilts on display (Americana theme). I am reluctant to take my great-grandmother's quilt, or any that I have made, as I…Continue
YES! It is done (the quilt top)!
I am absolutely in love with this quilt, even though matching those rows was the most challenging thing I have done so far in quilting.
The back will be steel grey with strips of pink, broken up with patches of these squares - hard to explain, I will just have to post a picture when I get it done. I am sure if she doesn't like it (she will, though) her mama will be glad to have it to snuggle in this winter!
I've been consumed with my son's graduation from Life University, Marietta GA. He's now a doctor of chiropractic! A quick trip to GA for his graduation in June, including a pizza party for his peers, and now we will have a dinner party here in Michigan with relatives and close friends, followed by a reception for his peers he grew up with in MI.
In the meantime, I've been frantically trying to find a few minutes here and there to attach the binding to his quilt that I made in honor…Continue
Actually, it's been finished since May and is at Vickie's now, waiting to be quilted. Here's how the top turned out:
Well, that's sideways, but it will do. I changed out those deeper colored filler blocks and am very, VERY, happy I did! (See earlier posts.)
The backing is one big piece of fabric I used on the border. I love that fabric!