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.

18 thoughts on “Quilt #2

  1. 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!

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  2. 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.

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  3. 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.

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  4. 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!

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  5. 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!

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  6. 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!

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  7. 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 🙂

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