Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Baby Quilts

 When I first started quilting a few years ago I had no table no chair and a very clunky sewing machine.  I sat on the floor and sewed.  I probably would still be sewing on the floor; however, my ever sweet and loving husband got me a table, a new sewing machine and he's always looking to see what else he can set me up with.  :)  It's so very wonderful to have someone that looks out after me.
My daughter's nickname is Ladybug and so I'm always looking for things I can add little ladybugs to.  This little quilt needs some border fabric and she'll be ready to bast and quilt.

Last year I made This QUILT for the Hands 2 Help charity.  I have one ready for this year too.  I'll show it soon.

Enjoying this stormy Florida day.  -Little Mama Hen

3 comments:

  1. Oh that one on the machine is just adorable April....love the pattern and colors

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  2. April, it's so beautiful. It looks so hard to do, however. Do you draw the ladybugs by hand or do you buy them? You also sit by the window while you sew? I would love that!

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    1. to make the ladybugs I draw a ladybug on a blank piece of paper and then cut it into 3 sections (head, wings, body). I heatbond some fabric and trace each part of the ladybug onto the fabric color of choice. Then I reassemble (heatbond) the ladybug onto another piece of fabric and stitch down the edges for added security. :) If you dont like drawing you can always find an outline of the ladybug to cut out on the internet. I love sewing by the window, especially on stormy days. :)

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