One of my favourite reasons to quilt is to create a useful item from cherished clothing. From my volunteer work at local schools teaching the students how to quilt (this year's quilts are here and here), I was approached by a Mom to make a double-bed sized quilt for her.
There is a large number of outfits on this quilt, and I tried to have as many cute bits as I could :)
There are so many cute saying on these onesies!
This month I want to finish this quilt and deliver it to it's forever home, so I'm making it my OMG goal for the month. Check out all the other goals over at Elm Street Quilts.
My favourite customer, Ashley asked me to make a quilt from her daughter's baby clothes. I have previously made her quilts for her sisiter-in-law, her boys and she won a school quilt!
August's quilting technique was English Paper Piecing (EPP), a method I was skeptical to try at first.
As I work through the Starry Night QAL, I am learning many new sewing techniques. This month I was pleased to try fabric weaving - especially as it could be done while camping sans sewing machine or p…
Sometimes the best way to use a panel is to cut it up! Mary used the classic attic window block to liven up a pastoral panel.
Our little quilting group is making great progress this month on our Starry Night QAL, I'm the last to finish!