Monday, November 5, 2007

First Gift of the Season, done!

For my daughter who just celebrated her first wedding anniversary.
She is hard to read when it comes to quilts but I think she will like
this as a table topper. (She isn't the wallhanging type)

I made it at a Square -in-a-square class I took last weekend. I am
proud to say that I actually got all the fabrics from my stash.
The center was finished at the class and the applique finished
on Sunday. Got the borders put on during the week and quilted
it at a sew-all-night on Friday sponsored by my LQS, Tomorrow's
Treasures. I like it so much I think I will make one for myself
with a cardinal in the middle. (Maybe not for this Christmas though)

I liked the square-in-a-square technique but didn't like all the
bias edges. And I do mean ALL!

Next gift to finish is the pesky nine patch pizzaz for Angela.
(did I mention that she is my son's wonderful girlfriend)
(see previous post.) I got the top put together (started all over
from the book and I like it better now but I still don't love it)
and had to order more fabric for the border. When that
comes in I will decide if it is worthy to give to her. If not
I have a plan B. It's funny because my bee always jokes
about giving quilts to "quilt-worthy" people. This time
I am worried that the quilt itself is not "worthy"!

Until next time...


Anonymous said...

That Christmas Quilt that you made for your daughter is beautiful! What a treasure.
Linda L.
Harwood, MD

Karen Dianne Lee said...

I love this and I am really looking forward to what you come up with for the Nine Patch Pizzaz. I started one from the book, didn't like it and couldn't work through it so I'd love to see what you come up with.

Again, this table topper is amazing. Good job.

Nancy said...

It is just lovely.