20 January 2011

Quilting can be fun

     About three years ago, my mother bought a sewing machine for me, mainly to do my own alterations.  The machine had been little used for about two years, until I became a stay-at-home mom.  Enter sewing.  Still haven't learned how to do alterations, but I've made a few bags, pajama pants and aprons.
     I'm currently in the midst of a quilting class.  Love it!  I'm struggling a little with the precision of the 1/4 inch seams, but with a little patience, I'll get there.  We're learning different piecing techniques each week, and will walk away with this quilt at the end of the 6 weeks. My version below features Moda Bliss- I really like the vintage feel of this line!

Week 1: Roman Stripes and 9 Patch

Friendship Star and Churn Dash

1 comment:

  1. You've definitely have become such the "Suzy Homemaker." A friend and co-worker and I have talked about taking a quilting class, too. We're planning to possibly do this after I graduate this May. Still wondering if you're going to make the messenger bags?


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