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Tuesday, September 05, 2006

A growing quilt experience

A previous post, which you can reach --->>> Click Here ,showed you the fabrics as the lay unwashed. Today as I move along I washed the fabrics for the front of the Quilt. Here they are washed and dried all I need to do now is get the design ready. I have not decided what I am going to do with this quilt yet as far as the actual design. Lots of designs are going through my mind. I am still waiting for the batting which is (In quilting) , is a layer of insulation between a top layer of patchwork and a layer of backing material

I am also working on making a pair of slippers and a night shirt. I took advantege of the fact that I was washing the Quilt's fabrics to wash the flannel for my night shirt. Now that it has been washed and dried, the likelyhood of shrinkage is almost null. I fell in love with this fabric from the moment I saw it. Tomorrow I will be cutting the pieces, so before long you will have a modeling picture of my nightshirt. I am hoping to have it done before Sunday. More and more I realize that the good quality of a fabric makes a big difference in anything that you make. This fabric held up great to washing and drying. The fabric name is Circus Trickz By Jan Mullen.




So this was Labor day weekend and I had a nice weekend with a little of a celebration with a red , white and blue celebration. Nothing like homemade whipped cream.
Thanks for stopping by and come back some other time, let's see what Friday brings.

1 comment:

ladylinoleum said...

Those deserts look scrumptious lovey!

I cannot wait to see both the quilt and your nightshirt! I think it's awesome that you are quilting. That is something I've been wanting to dig into for some time, but I'm just buried beneath yarn right now. Eventually.