Wow, it's been 10 weeks since I've been able to post a report! The move is mostly done, still some totes to go through but I've been able to make a path in my new sewing room and do some sewing.
My brother and his wife are finally grandparents, so I had to make a quilt for my grand-niece! Little Eloise is finally here, and this weekend my daughter flew to Calgary to meet her so I had to finish off this quilt for her!
(I wish the picture was better, but it was late at night.) The quilt police will have a field day but it is made with a mix of poly-cottons and laces and trim from my mother's sewing room, and these are scraps from the dresses and clothes my mom made all her granddaughters. I backed it with minkee, which is another synthetic material, so it probably be quite durable and hardy for a baby. I don't care what the "pros" say, the sentimental value of this little quilt is all that matters.
We great-aunties and gramma-friends are all referred to as Gramma ____ (name), so of course I had to use that name when signing the label, with a homage to my mom. My daughter will explain it to my niece when she gets it to her.
(Still too yellow of a picture, but shows the laces and trim better)
I practiced my barely-adequate free-motion quilting skills and did a meander with a flower loop-de-loop. Some of them looked like butterflies!
This quilt is my own design and I think I'm going to make a larger version as a summer quilt (maybe for me).
On to the stash report, still no purchases!
Added: 0 metres
Added Year to Date: 0 metres
Used/Given away: 3.25 metres
Used/Given away Year to Date: 15.25 metres
Added for 2015: -15.25 metres
Tomorrow, more work in the new Quilt Cave! Here's some gratuitous kidlet pictures!
Mya, (5 1/2 months) on her first Easter,
Zoey, (4 in June) and Alex (6 1/2) enjoying the first marshmallows of the year!
Linking with Judy's Stash Report at www.patchworktimes.com and Michelle's Let's Make Baby Quilts.