Saturday, January 12, 2013

All Day Sew, & Linus Quilt


 Friday afternoon, I attended a local, All Day Sew, for most of the afternoon.  While the wind was howling and blowing and threatening to be a blizzard, about 12 of us were able to enjoy each other's company, warmth, lunch, snacks, and sew with no interruptions for many hours.  Delightful!!  Thank you Gene and Nancy for arranging this gathering.

The blizzard only threatened, but didn’t materialize.

Above, is my mess and Linus "I Spy" Quilt in Progress, with a friend in the background.  I tried machine quilting with my small travel machine, a small, 11 lb. Janome.  While the spiral stitches were good, my hand area was just too small and limited movement.

 Isn't that backing incredible????

Here are some of the cute motifs from Keepsake quilting - these are all 5 inch squares, 50 come in the order, I deleted a few and added several of my own.  They are all EXCELLENT quality, contemporary motifs -- saved me time.  I would definitely recommend using them -- they are called Kids something or other.  This is the 4th or 5th quilt I've made using these squares from Keepsake Quilting. I'll do it again!

Yeppers, that's snow on the ground. Yeppers, it's DONE!!!


6 comments:

LynCC said...

It's so pretty. :) Some kid will be happy!

Angie said...

So so cute---will have to check out the squares. :) So good to 'see' you. :)

Pokey said...

What a sweet I Spy to make some little someone smile, they will be getting an activity in a quilt!
:-}pok,ey

Helen in the UK said...

Great job on the I Spy :)

Vic in NH said...

What a fabulous way to spend the day, with friends and fabric! Your Linus quilt is just darling and you did a fine job quilting it, too!

Vic in NH said...

What a fabulous way to spend the day, with friends and fabric! Your Linus quilt is adorable and the quilting you did looks fine.