Monday, September 11, 2017

Baby Quilt Finish

Forcing myself to do something after posting yesterday's blog, I dug out the smallest of the three baby quilts I quilted last Thursday at Mendelbrights. You can read the details of that endeavor here.


After trimming the quilt, I took the strips from the edges and cut, ironed and added the binding. It was probably the neatest job I've ever done as far as machine-stitching a binding. I took my time - that was important, but the bigger issue in making it so successful was that the smaller size made it so much easier to maneuver through the sewing machine. I had the binding finished in no time.




And just like that I have my first finish of September. This quilt will go to Ali and Paul for their second child born back in March. The quilt measures 40"x 40". Quite small, but snuggable, I hope!

Here are some posts that recount the history of this quilt: finishing the quilt top, starting the quilt top. It actually started with their first child's baby quilt - all the fabrics used in this one were the remnants of it, including the backing! How nice is that?!?

Hope you have a great Monday!
Happy Quilting, Friends!

2 comments:

chrisknits said...

Sometimes it just takes doing something to get the gears working again. Such a sweet finish with such a sweet story.

Gretchen Weaver said...

Congratulations on your first finish of September. Taking the time to slow down when machine binding is the key to nice bindings. Happy stitching!