new year, new quilt


Allison's Quilt

It feels really good to finish a quilt! Despite sewing my fingers sore over the past year, it had been since last March since I worked on a quilt. That was too long.

I spent a week after Christmas hanging out in my sewing room, going through my fabrics, and knowing that I wanted to start a quilt, but I just couldn't put together in my mind what I wanted to make. I think I was overwhelmed.

Allison's Quilt

Then, after one day back at work (and feeling so frustrated that I hadn't really done any sewing over my vacation) I knew what I wanted to make. The colors, the fabrics, the backing...I was so excited to get home and start.

It took me five days to make this quilt from start to finish. I've never finished a quilt so quickly before! And it turned out to be a perfect gift for my friend Allison. I'm ready to get started on another!

Comments

good for you! i love your creations. this quilt is no exception!

posted by beth lehman | January 9, 2012 7:30 AM

This looks great! I love the green binding on it too. It does feel good to get a project made in a timely manner doesn't it? I'm trying to work more that way rather than adding to the UFO pile.

posted by Lynn | January 9, 2012 8:00 AM

I'm such a lucky girl! I LOVE IT, I LOVE IT, I LOVE IT!!! And I'm so glad you're feeling the quilting "itch" again! :-) Glad I could help you out in some small way! Love ya!

posted by Allison | January 9, 2012 3:31 PM

love it! and three cheers for quilts done in a week!

posted by jessica | January 9, 2012 5:33 PM

Love the quilt and so glad to see you sewing again! We miss your posts!!

posted by Rachel | January 10, 2012 3:40 PM

Beautiful!

posted by Lily | January 13, 2012 1:17 PM
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