I must say that I've been enjoying the motivation that TGIFF! brings me to get my projects completed. However, the part I'm most enjoying is seeing other's people's work. Such a great variety of projects and styles. As this is the last TGIFF! party I'll be hosting this calendar year, I wanted to take this opportunity to thank all of you who have party-cipated in TGIFF! over the last couple of months. Your work has inspired and energized me to try new things.
|This quilt likes playing hockey|
I was able to piece the whole top before I even finished piecing the back of Clockwork Orange! That's pretty much a free quilt, people. And no crazy thread tails to snip on either project. Based on this experience, I'm sold on the leader/ender technique and will be incorporating it into my regular piecing routine.
Once my Wee Spy was basted, it took only a couple of hours to straight line quilt and machine bind it. I've made almost 40 of these (it's my go-to baby gift) so I can whip them up very fast.
But...on Wednesday night, I was digging through one of my WIP baskets (yes, I have baskets of
Well, when I found it, I think I got a little loopy (it was late at night) and decided that, sure, I had time to finish it for TGIFF! Some crazy nap time quilting today and here is Wee Spy - The
|This quilt likes playing hockey too.|
I'll be donating both quilts, as well as a few toys, to some children less fortunate than my own. My hope is that we can make their holidays a little more comfortable and brighter this year.
|The back of the quilts - turtles and trains|
Okay, I showed you mine, now it's time to see your finishes!