Wednesday, June 19, 2013
I actually have a lot of things to share, but in taking these pictures with my 'dented' camera - yes, had to hold three parts together to get it to work (and did that for almost three years after a kitty sent it flying) - well it is now 8 pieces.
But this just had to be shown and glad I got shots of it and managed to load to the computer with a duct taped camera. My SIL's first large quilt - finished! It is Rolling Stars quilt pattern by Whistlingpig Creek - you can find it in many shops, I just linked where she got it.
Using Charms and Jelly Roll - a quick project that has a stunning look. She wanted to make her brother a quilt for his birthday - a man's quilt. I love the fabrics she chose - one of the Kansas Trouble lines.
And she chose this gorgeous blue paisley extra wide backing at our LQS - the Quilt Bug. A local longarmer quilted it for her - very hard to see the quilting in these photos - a pale blue thread on the back and a cream thread on the top. And I had her hand stitch the binding - this quilt deserved that special touch - and maybe I can get her to enter it in a Quilt Show this fall.
And with the scraps she make two pillows and a table runner - yeah, I wasn't going to let her tuck that back in the tote.
“It is better to be a young June-bug than an old bird of paradise”
- Mark Twain
*and yes - I am off to buy a new camera today*