Thursday, August 27, 2009

Sneak Peak of Sarah's Quilt


Ok, I can't stand it -- here are a few pictures of Sarah's Quilt. I love it. I don't want to send it to college. I want to keep it. Sniff.... next Wednesday or Thursday it goes to college though cause Sarah is there now.

Sigh. It was a big hit at quilt guild last night. And, I'm almost done with the binding ... less than 1 side to do.



I'll take more pictures tomorrow that will show
the whole thing. Or as much as I can get when I pin it to the stair railing. And, I'll show the label incorporated into the backing. And the pillow case to store the quilt in. I am busting fabric with this gem.

Today I put a couple of pieces of OLD fabric on Ruthie and just practiced. I figured out I can use a long basting stitch to sew fabs to my zippers. I think it will come out pretty easily. I had an overall free motion plan for my next quilt. Um, er, my practice was ok but I need more. So will work some more on it tomorrow and then get the next quilt on Ruthie. I want another finish this month so I can really bust some stash this month. I WILL use more than I bought in August. Check back on September 1 -- I will succeed on this!

Now it is off to the library for my volunteer time. I think I'll bring a long sleeve shirt with me as it hasn't gotten beyond the low 70's and NO humidity! Yes!

Happy quilting all!

6 comments:

  1. Sarah's Quilt is lovely. Her friends are going to be jealous.

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  2. I hear you about finally having to send the quilt to college. My son did not get his until Thanksgiving, but it really helped me through the transition. TTYS Amy Wood

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  3. Oh, that is gorgeous! What a great mom you are!!

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  4. Umm, gang, this is for our godchild...both our children are long past college! (Bonnie's husband.)

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  5. Actually, she's our godson's sister but close friends no matter what!

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  6. We can't keep them all Bonnie! Lovely!

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