Quilt #2

Thanks for all the concern for Chesty – he’s still resting and will occasionally take a lick of one of those ice cubes in his bowl if I hold it up for him.

I loaded the 2nd of 3 donated HeartStrings tops I plan to get quilted for National Volunteer Week this afternoon. This is another top pieced by Nancy and her group.

I decided to quilt some freehand swirls on this one and add some echoing like one of the designs in Dawn’s Pajama Quilter workbook - mine aren’t too bad in spite of the machine vibration and my quilting being a little rusty but they could definitely use more practice.

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18 Responses to “Quilt #2”

  • Irene:

    I was just catching up on some blog reading and read that Chesty has been sick – poor little guy – I hope he feels better soon. It’s heartbreaking when they are sick as they can’t tell us what hurts. Ben & I both hope he’s feeling better real soon!

  • Ms. Jan:

    Poor Chesty…I hope he’s better soon. Did you find out what was ailing him?

  • SandyQuilts:

    Chesty darling Tippy sends her love and hopes you are feeling better soon.

    Mary your freehand swirls are they continuous? I mean you don’t have to start/stop alot do you. OK how do you do them? I love the look.

    AND I took in one of your strippy quilts to quilt group this morning … 2 of the ladies who winter in Florida went crazy over it.

  • Juliann in WA:

    Poor Chesty – hope he is on the mend very soon. What a wonderful nurse you are.

  • LindaL:

    Great looking swirls!!

  • jovaliquilts:

    If that’s what your rusty quilting looks like, then your practiced swirls must be totally awesome! Those look great.

    Hope Chesty perks up soon.

  • Gypsy Quilter:

    Love the swirls. Hope the lil’ guy is feeling better soon.

  • Deb:

    The quilting looks great…Chesty…poor baby!

  • Bonnie:

    Could Chesty be feeling tramatized by the move? Poor little guy looks so sad. I hope your love and attention will get him back to his normal self quickly.

  • Rhonda:

    Aww… my heart breaks for Chesty… he’s looking so sad! I hope he’s better soon with all the TLC you’re giving him.
    Great quilting! love the swirls!

  • Denise (Nour):

    Chesty is so cute – I hope he feels better soon!

  • Julia:

    Poor Chesty, I hope he gets better soon. Do they know what is wrong with him?

  • Owens Family Adventures:

    Oh my goodness…that is a sad looking little pup. I hope he feels better soon!!! Sending some warm hugs your way,
    dawn

  • swooze:

    Glad he seems to be on the mend. I think your swirls look great! What’s the next UFO planned for the Stashbuster challenge? You are climbing that list!

  • Denise in PA:

    Please give Chesty a hug from me & little Lilly. I hope he’s back to his old self soon – I’ve been thinking about him. I’m really thinking I need to order Pajama Quilter Reloaded. I have her first DVD and loved that one, but your (and others) rave reviews are really pushing me over the edge! The swirls look great!

  • Alycia:

    Mary – I think the swirls look awesome! I also love the colors in the quilt – very bright. Hope Chesty is getting better

  • Helen in the UK:

    Love those swirls!! Big hug to Chesty – hope he’s feeling all better soon.
    Now I need to get off the computer and finish piecing my first Srippie so I can be ready to quilt along with you tomorrow :)

  • cher:

    popping in to say sorry to hear Chesty has been ill-I hope by now he is much, much better. your quilting looks great Mary!

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