Featuring Casey — A Blogger’s Quilt Festival Quilter!


Posted on March 19th, by Amy in Featured Quilter. 10 comments

Hi Friends!  I can hardly believe it’s Friday again!  This week has been flown by, and I’m tired.  Ella’s been home sick with an icky cold that seems to be going around, I think I will sanitize the house today, don’t want it spreading!  
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Casey is our featured quilter today!  You can  find her blogging Little Adventures over here – I hope you enjoy getting to know her better!



1. When did you begin quilting?
I began quilting when I was 19 after receiving my first sewingmachine.  I taught myself by reading books and doing a lot of searchingon the Internet.  My first quilt was a twin-sized quilt for my youngerbrother.  It was a simple 9 patch design and he still has it!

2. Why do you quilt?
I quilt because I love combining different fabrics intosomething beautiful.  I love giving quilts as gifts because everyoneloves a warm cuddly quilt and it’s so easy to personalize them.  Youcan never have too many quilts!


3. What is your favorite quilting tip?

My favorite tip would be to always hand stitch your bindings. It may take a little time, but it looks and feels so much better thanmachine stitching it down.  I think the binding really finishes aquilt.  Besides, there is something lovely about sitting with the quiltspread out on your lap, putting the last finishing touches on by hand.


4. What was your inspiration for your Quilt Festival quilt?

I created my Quilt Festival Quilt for my baby girl.  She’s baby#4 to join our family and our second girl.  I make a quilt for each ofmy babies and I had been planning hers since I found out I was having agirl.  I have collected a lot of vintage linens from my thrift storetrips and I knew I wanted to combine my favorites into a bright andcheery quilt for my little girl.  I’m so pleased with how it turned out.



5. Do you sew other things?
I love to sew and enjoy making lots of different things for myfamily and friends.  Just recently I’ve been doing more garment sewingand I’m having a blast!6. Anything else you would like us to know about you?
Being a mother of four little onesage 7 and under keeps me very busy.  However, I always try to find afew minutes each day to create something.  Those few minutes ofexercising my creativity are what keep me feeling like me.  :)


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Thank you for sharing Casey


I hope you all have a great weekend~
Amy
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10 thoughts on “Featuring Casey — A Blogger’s Quilt Festival Quilter!

  1. Let's just say that I've saved LOTS of old blue jeans through the years for a quilt or two *someday* and now seeing Casey's pictures I'm re-inspired to get hopping on them. Besides, I think my husband would be very pleased to get rid of the boxes and garbage bags full of old jeans….

    Get better soon at your house! We have some sniffles here this morning but I think it's been from all the outdoors play from a too early taste of spring combined with wearing shorts and flip flops…

    Blessings,
    Tammy ~@~

  2. I made a denim quilt for my son when he left for college. Now it lives in a lake cabin–the perfect weight for a chilly morning.

    The quilt made out of vintage linens is really cute.

  3. What a great idea on how to use old jeans. I once made a bag out of one pair but I still have stacks of old ones stashed away. Thanks and good luck with the young ones.

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