I have been trying my hand at quilting lately. Thanks to my husband’s aunt who visited this summer, I got a crash course. I love learning new things.
Here is my first project:
He’s honest, she is a fabulous quilter. But for me, the project was special because I didn’t purchase any of the material. It was really important for me to make something out of unusable scraps. Plus, I am
Even the backing is a mismatched sheet. If you have ever given me material, look closely. Most of it I don’t know where it came from, but I can see some of my mom’s old curtains in there.
My mother in law noticed some fabric that was a souvenir from Africa. (The bright pink and blue one.) I didn’t even know or I might not have thrown that one in the mix.
This pattern is Whimsical Windmill.
I do plan to pick out material one day and make a beautiful work of art. Of course, I will have to find someone else to sew it. The other drawback is I certainly won’t be able to drag it down to the park for a picnic lunch.