Quilted

This is the second of three t-shirt quilts Mom and I are making from my sister-in-law’s shirts for her three grandchildren. Quilted with the pantograph Happy Times.

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It’s the same basic layout as the first one but we used flying geese instead of the pinwheel blocks. I was talking about my Flying Geese die last week which I haven’t used yet and this was the first time Mom had used her die. I cut them out for her and she said they were really easy to piece —  look how accurate her piecing is.

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This will go back to Mom for binding and if all goes as expected, I’ll get the last of these quilted next week.

Quilted

The first of three t-shirt quilts I’m making with Mom is quilted and packed up to go back to her for binding! Not always the most attractive quilts, t-shirt quilts can have a lot of meaning and I know these three will help keep my sister-in-law’s memory alive in her grandchildren. Plus, I think this one looks better than most!

There was no pattern, I did an internet search for t-shirt quilts and drafted them from ones that inspired us.

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Pantograph is Hearts in Bloom.

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Quilted

I’ve been having a lazy week – reading and knitting mostly and although I’ve done some work in the sewing room, I haven’t assembled the 16 patch top. I did get one of Mom’s tops quilted so I’m still on track for quilting one top each week I’m not traveling.

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It is done and off the machine but it’s a gift so I won’t show the whole quilt. Pantograph is Happy Times.

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Quilted

I wandered back upstairs late this afternoon and quilted this Ohio Star top. Pantograph is Surf’s Up. This is stay at home week #15 for the year and the 15th top quilted – I’m going to continue to try and hit my one top quilted for each week I’m not traveling but I won’t fret if I miss one.

Block close up – I like using a tan colored thread on these that have both light and dark fabrics. It tends to blend in with all of them without being too prominent.

I love the fussy cut star centers and cornerstones! The fabrics for this top were from a Connecting Thread kit that was on sale and since I didn’t want to make the pattern that came with it, I designed an Ohio Star quilt — I’ve posted brief instructions on the website.

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Last week was stay at home week #14 and I’m a couple days late but this top of Mom’s is #14 and I’m caught up again. Pantograph is Ebb and Flow.

Doesn’t Finn look like he’s up to no good?! He was groomed today and I got a bunch of errands done so all in all it was a productive day for me.

I quilted today!

Finally, I took time today to step away from the computer a little and quilted this small Ladybug Drunkard’s Path top. Pantograph is Bubbles and it’s stay at home week #13 and the 13 top quilted and yes, it’s another small one. It seems that’s about all I’m able to concentrate on right now.