Tuesday, January 20, 2009


I've had a few quilt tops that I finished ages ago and just never got around to quilting by hand or having professionally finished. When we were packing to move in Sept/Oct - my Mom volunteered to take them to a couple of machine quilters near my home town. She brought them back a few weeks ago when the baby was born and I didn't have a chance to post them.

They turned out great! (especially since my Mom bound them for me knowing how busy I was)... The one below surprisingly enough matches our new great room perfectly (surprising because we did not repaint when we moved in). They did a beautiful job on the machine quilting - dragonflies and an abstract pattern in the middle and flowers that mimic the border fabric around the edges:

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The second quilt is a children's twin that I did to use up a variety of scraps. I think I'll put it away and use it as a gift or maybe for Anna when she gets older. This one is quilted with an all over pattern of butterflies and flowers.


I hope over the next month - I can finish a variety of other quilt tops that are very close to completion and send them off for quilting. The baby's sleep pattern is getting a bit easier, so I hope that I'll have the energy to work on some fun projects before I have to go back to the office.

I also finished the 1st sock in my Blue Moon Socks that Rock November package and started the second. I really love how the fit. It is a nice simple pattern (by Anne Hanson) that is perfect for me these days. All the details are in my Ravelry Project Page.



Dorothy said...

The quilts are beautiful! My mom made all three kids quilts for Christmas - what a wonderful gift! Whoever gets the girl's quilt will love it, I'm sure!

Rebecca said...

Your quilts are beautiful. I'm glad to hear you and baby are doing well.