Friday, October 4, 2013
birthday/anniversary quilt is FINISHED!!!!!
my brother's 50th birthday is today(happy birthday, andy!!!), and i wanted to make something special for this occasion and also for he and my sister-in-law's wedding anniversary, which is right around the corner. so, time for a quilt! i wanted to make them something a little more modern looking, so i thought i'd stick to solid colors and a very graphic design. i'd seen this pattern
on several blogs and on flickr and thought it would be perfect.
i hand quilted it with a 3-inch grid which looks pretty good! my stitches could be a bit smaller, but i wanted to get this darn thing done in time!
one thing that i really like about making a quilt is that you take all of these little separate pieces and sew them all together, and after everything is quilted and washed and dried it becomes one whole quilt, no longer the little pieces, but its own thing. it's very satisfying!
oh, and violet gave it a test drive and the cat seal of approval ;)
that's my secret project and i'm glad it's done and delivered!! now i can work on my x and + quilt. hurray!!!