Wednesday, July 1, 2009
Finally, something worth blogging about. I finished my sister's quilt today, just in time for her visit. Of course, I'll end up mailing the quilt to her -- who saves room in their luggage for a quilt? -- but I wanted to have it done for her bi-annual trek from Tennessee to the Pacific NW.
You may remember this is the $8 flea market quilt top my sister asked me to turn into a quilt for her as a Christmas present. I like its quirkiness and all the different fabrics which were shirts, dresses, and maybe trousers in another life. As I worked on it, I thought about the person who hand pieced the quilt and what their circumstances might have been. I wonder if they liked this quilt. Who knows? I'd like to think they would be happy to see it quilted; I know I was.
Here is the label I did for the back: