My son LOVES firefighters, (and construction vehicles, and trucks, and anything else that moves :)! So 18 months ago - yes 18 months - as in this top has been sitting on a shelf since June 2013 - I finished this beautiful red/black/white fire themed quilt top.
I need to assemble a backing, baste then quilt and bind this quilt - in two weeks!! I pulled a bunch of fabrics, most of them are smaller pieces (less than 1/2 yard) left from piecing the front. It'll be a crazy mis-mash of prints, but that's cool cause he loves crazy (he loves me - right!?!)
My son really wants a new quilt for Christmas!!
And I've barely spent 5 hours on the sewing machine in the last 6 weeks....I really hope I can find the time to get it done!
Sometimes I need a deadline to keep me motivated to complete a quilt. What better motivation than participating in a bloghop?
While the snow and cold temperatures keep you inside, why not work on projects for this year's fair? The full listing is available to download now!
This month's block used paper piecing technique, one that all three of us were familiar with and happy to assemble!
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.