Whew! What a weekend! It has been so wonderful.
Yesterday I spend the afternoon with my 2 brothers and sister’s families. Everyone was able to meet Baby Jaidyn and Baby Maxton! They are about 6 weeks apart and it was such a lovely time. On top of the little babies, my other nieces and nephews were there as well. I left feeling so blessed.
Today, I finished my Mom’s queen size quilt. I spend the majority of the day in my
dining room sewing studio. By far, the part of quilting I loathe the most is basting. On a quilt that size, it’s so difficult to maneuver and make sure that it’s all smooth and flat and perfect. I quilted it by stitching in the ditch. I used my Robert Kaufman quilting calculator smart phone app to find the amount of binding. It was quick and easy and exactly right. Most of the time I overestimate the amount of binding I need and have extra. This time, There was barely any leftover. Perfect way to save fabric and time. I love that app!
Here is how it turned out:
Notice the glowing eyes in the background? That’s Milly, watching my every move…she wanted to lay on it as I was basting it on my
living room sewing studio floor.
Since I have tomorrow off for MLK day, I plan on finishing up the shams that go with the quilt, and then working on cutting some fabric for a few other quilts, including my #scrappytripalong. I have come up with a running list of projects for this year as well and I will be sharing them soon.
Keep Simply Delighting!!!