Remember Chelsee? She worked like a feign to make a quilt in a week. Being that she had not used a sewing machine, rotary cutter, seem ripper or pins – we were really impressed with how fast she picked it up! Here’s a couple of pictures that her and Jenna took – back at school – I love the backing fabric that she chose!Isn’t it so pretty!? Chelsee is pretty certain she will quilt again! yeah – glad to have another convert – he he :)
I had my stitches out this morning – now I just need it to finish healing. Though it could be a while as it is on the knuckle. . . I may put a picture up, if I’m brave.
Blessings to you ~ Amy
- was due in part to teaching Chelsee to make a quilt of her own! Last summer I talked my sister-in-law, Jenna, into making a quilt for herself (she needed a project). After returning to school Jenna was met with shock and awe of her craftiness, and a few envious friends. Chelsee is her best friend from high school and asked if she could make a quilt while on break. Here’s the top, you may recognize the pattern from the quilt in my etsy shop, a nice quick project. We worked off and on for three days to finish the top. She needs some batting and we hope to quilt it next week sometime.
I have blocks waiting for me to iron them right now, and I’m hoping to have a top this weekend … Read More »
I realize that I’m usually posting about my quilting adventures . . . this week seems to have taken a turn toward family life. All I have to say is that it’s me and what has been on my mind. :) I did get to piece a back and quickly quilt this top. So I just need to trim and add a binding – really it should be that simple but coming up with the time to myself has been a challenge. Day by day – right!? We are all feeling much better, thanks for all the caring words :)As you have probably gathered, I also love to bake! This is my favorite summer dessert, oddly enough today was the first time I have made it this summer. It could have something … Read More »
Jenna spent the day here again – and managed to finish her quilt top! Doesn’t it look great?!I have been off my computer the last couple of days so I need to go catch up in bloglines and see what you all have been up to -See you soon!Amy
I have so enjoyed sharing my quilting projects here – but the last 24 hours Jenna has been over working on her very own quilt. I have to say having someone to chat with and share quilting info with has been a blast! And today she is super excited about her progress :) She told me earlier – “I knew it would eventually become something, but I never thought it would look so good!”Jenna goes back to school later this month and has been working full-time, I was starting to get concerned that we would have enough time together for her to finish. But my faith is renewed in Jenna! She stayed up past 2 last night ironing all those corners down. We got the pattern laid out while Owen was napping this morning … Read More »