Sunday, May 20, 2007

Bow Tie Baby Quilt


Hello everyone.....A friend at church is getting ready to have a baby on June 11th. We had her baby shower today. She is having a boy. I made her this quilt. It took 8 1/2 hours to make it. I was up until 3:30 am and got it all sewn and pinned for quilting. I quilted it this morning after church. Talk about the last minute. I knew I had to make this. LOL. I am a procrastinator big time.
I quit my job on Thursday. My boss wasn't a very nice person. So I decided I had enough and quit. It felt so great knowing I didn't have to put up with his crap anymore. YEAH..... I now have tons of time to take care of my family and for sewing and other crafts and so on and so forth.
I am going to try to make some things. I have a ton of UFO's. And a lot of ideas of things I want to try but haven't had the time.
God Bless....

4 comments:

Melzie said...

Good for you on doing what makes you happiest :) The quilt is adorable, is that a hard pattern to do? I want to try one LOL I have some 1/4 yrd 30's prints that would look adorable. xoxo melzie

Quilt Mommy said...

Glad to hear you followed your gut and now have some free time for your family and quilts. I know how you feel! I haven't been working, though it feels like it! McKenzie my oldest has been finishing up gymnastics & preschool for the year, and starting up t-ball and dance. So we have had the past couple weeks packed doing all four until preschool and gymnastics were out! UHG!!! I haven't had anytime for sewing, or cleaning! :) Love your bowtie quilt, I want to do one now! :)

FabricMom said...

Melzie...this is such and easy block to do. I got the pattern from www.quilterscache.com. It is called mini bow tie. 30's prints will look awesome with this pattern. I am just starting to collect 30's fabric. They have a bunch on www.wishuponaquilt.com for under $4.00 a yard.

Thanks quilting mommy for the compliment. It sounds like you are very busy. But it is all worth it. You have your house and family and the activites will give you memories for a life time.

Hugs to you both.

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