Thursday, June 23, 2016

I have been very busy

 As you can see, I have been rather busy.  I have a rather long Christmas list and I attempt to hand make as many gifts as i can.  That usually leaves me with wondering what to make.  I think I have made everything for every body.  However, I have come up with a few ideas for this year.

Lots of these are gifts, so I will not say who they are intended for.  I have had a lot of fun designing these - choosing which fabrics are appropriate for each person.

This is a decoration for the house - a table topper.  As Christmas and Hanukkah coincide this year, I thought it would be fun to have some  Hanukkah inspired decorations.
 A couple of twin quilts of the same pattern, in differing colorways from a collection of fabrics at the shop where I work.
 This one is a cheater panel, but it is very appropriate for the person I am giving it to.
 This is a scrap quilt that was inspired by a quilt I found online.  I used my scrap stash very effectively - only buying the background fabrics and backing.
Here is a close up of the swirl quilting I did on it.  I backed it with flannel to make it extra cozy.

I think this will be the last quilt I make for the home for a long while.  We have plenty of quilts now and I am running out of room to store them.  There are worse problems, I suppose.

I guess I will have to think harder on things to sew in the future. 

Until next time,
One Little Birdie