I finished my first quilt!!! (Insert cheers and applause) I’m very happy with the way it turned out. It’s not perfect by anyone’s standards but it’s the first… and its finished…That’s an accomplishment in and of its self! I know she will love it and keep it forever and that was the goal. I didn’t take a picture of the finished quilt but I will soon.
I did start the second quilt. I completely changed the theme and colors. This one is for my 8 ½ year old. Originally I wanted to do a red, white and pink quilt with flowers and hearts and XOXOX on it. She announced very loudly that her favorite color was blue not red or pink so I decided to do a quilt with high heels and purses. When I showed her a color wheel and asked her to pick out the colors she liked, she picked teal, orange and yellow (ok…. So she may need some art lessons! :0)
I actually looked for a printed material to use that may have all three colors in them but guess what…nothing! I went back to her again and this time we went on line and I showed her different sets of fabric and she picked a chocolate with pick/hot pick combo. It is fantastic!
I started the process of making templates for the shoes. I took pictures of shoes, blew them up in Photoshop, blacked out the print and deleted the background. Walla, shoe templates (See pictures on picture page) So far I have them cut out and pressed over around the edges.
This Saturday is the quilt show here in Dallas So I’m taking my baby sister and we are making a day of it. I’m not sure I will get a lot done this weekend. I also need to paint three canvases for my Nephew. We do a lot of trade-off work for each other and I’m behind on his pay backs. I’ll post pictures of the paintings when I’ve finished them.
Check out the photo page for the new quilt.