Well, today is definitely a quilting "likes" post. Warning: copious amounts of photos to follow:
Here's what I would like to share with you that has made me happy this past week:
1. A quilt for a friend. My daughter's best friend is now a grandma so we wanted to send along a quilt for her new grandson. I had this quilt made and stored away for just such a purpose:
2. My "Serengeti"quilt. I made this 55" x 60" top early last year and finally finished quilting it this last week. Yay- WIP done! The Fat Quarter bundle was an extravagant purchase I made when I was still working . It is organic cotton from Birch Fabrics:
I used 7 fat quarters cut into various sizes and some 10 1/2 inch square blocks to show off the prints. I really liked the "feel" of this organic cotton.
Moda Grunge Jelly Roll strips were used for vertical row sashing and binding:
Can you tell I'm really fond of the Grunge Jelly roll I got last year??
I forgot to photo the back of the quilt which is a green/white qua trefoil design from Joann's.
I quilted "in the ditch" as I usually do when I want a fluffy quilt that shows off the prints. It was difficult sewing on my domestic machine with this large quilt but glad it's done and hanging on the wall over the sofa. Sometimes I just sit and look at it.
3. The "cold" temps this week. All of a sudden we are freezing overnight-in late February? Crazy weather. I've covered my plants and don't go out till noon when it's almost 50. I'm a morning person so this is unusual for me. We'll enjoy this while we can.
Hope you enjoyed this look into my world and please join us at Lee Anna's post:Not Afraid of Color for more "likes". We are a great creative group and Lee Anna is so generous to keep us all together.
Have a great day.
Since this is a "likes" post and we try to keep an uplifting approach, I will not share my feelings regarding the latest school shooting. Perhaps another day.