Thursday, July 10, 2008

{ sew-a-thon day 4 }

Hello,

So, in lieu of actually doing any sewing this evening (for sew-a-thon day 4), Rhonda and I just had to take a trip to the nearest Reitman's! Of course, we stopped at a few other nearby stores and had to hit up Starbuck's before we headed home. We had a great evening out with lots of laughs! It was awesome. We should really put our kids in soccer camp year round. j/k


Earlier today I did manage to complete the Look and Learn American Jane by Moda quilt top! Now I need to figure out how to quilt it. I know I want it machine quilted. It'll either be me quilting it on my little Pfaff Varimatic or I will be saving up my pennies to send it out to Rhonda to have it professionally quilted on her longarm machine. Decisions decisions.


7 comments:

  1. "So, in lieu of actually doing any sewing this evening (for sew-a-thong day 4)"
    Hi Cindy -
    You don't know me but I stalk your blog because I love your work! This quilt is gorgeous! Before I get to that though - I thought I would ask you to look at the sentence above where I quoted you? Do you sew thongs often? LMAO! (I had to - I just had to comment - that is totally something I would do!)

    But, on to bigger business - for this Look and Learn Quilt - can I ask you if you got these in a jelly roll or did you just buy yardage, etc., and if you did buy the yardage can I be so forward to ask where you may have picked it up and approximately how much it was to do the top? What are you using for the bottom and the edging? I am a super-newbie to quiliting - I have been sewing this and that, but I have a strip quilt here for my neice that I am petrified of starting but can't wait to do it! This Look and Learn I love - matches NOTHING in my home, but I just love it! Looks like something cuddly I could see my boys wrapped up in!

    Congrats on beautiful work!
    Hugs,
    Stephanie

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  2. Mmmm...that "coffee" looks good and so does the quilt!

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  3. Beautiful job Cindy...I love the color combo on this one! If I have another baby is it mine? ha ha...I'm SO finished!

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  4. it was so much fun! and i absolutely adore this quilt

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  5. I almost missed your finish - it's adorable. Way to go!

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  6. Okay, I'm drooling all over myself. That quilt is GORGEOUS!

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  7. I love your choice in fabrics! This is a lovely quilt top!! I really enjoy your blog, you are very talented.
    -erica

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