Monday, November 29, 2010
Design Wall Monday
This photo is a lot strange as it's too big for my design wall and it was hung upside down which I didn't notice until adding photo to my blog.
This quilt top I thought I'd finished in February of this year for my cousin. Sometimes being nice can become a chore. Prior to making this quilt top I'd made a complete quilt and was about to mail it to her. She then asks for a quilt with a motorcycle on it. It took a few years for me to get motivated to make a quilt for her again. Then in February I finished this quilt which is approximately 66" wide by 57" long. I showed her a photo and then she sends me a photo of her motorcycle club logo which is purple, black and white. She asked for the logo to be included, to make it large enough to wrap up in, and to add all colors, not just red, white, black, and blue. Hm, needless to say, this quilt went on the back burner again (I also had the back pieced). This weekend I decided to get this top completed by adding two rows of tumblers to the top and bottom, including some logos in the shapes. It's not what I would have done with this quilt, but under the circumstances it's now a quilt top that's twin-size and I'm officially done with it, no matter what future requests I may or may not receive. I still need to add about 24" to the pieced back before it can be quilted. Here is how it looks now - a little strange if you ask me.
I didn't get much quilting done this week, even with two days off as I spent portions of two days shopping. I went to JoAnn's on both days, Hancocks, the mall, and a quilt shop that I'd recently received a gift certificate from. I didn't spend too much and purchased things already on my list that were on sale, using additional percentage off coupons. I didn't even purchase one gift from the stores I visited so I went online and order a few items for some of my quilting buddies. I just have one or two more items I need to pick up. Did you shop any this weekend?
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