December 20, 2007

Teachers, Principal and Secretary Gifts

Three days (3) of hard quilting on Prince and I'm done with fleece quilts for GC schools. They are so pleased and proud with the outcome (me too). The quilts are 2 1/2 yds each (approx. 60x90). All were quilted with pantographs (I love pantograph quilting).





























These 2 got away before double photos could be taken. Ballerina has soft pink on the other side; hot pink has cats on the other side.








Also made gift bags for each quilt .... I stopped using wrapping paper years ago (great stashbuster).

Now I have a large pile of fleece scraps .... nothing large enough really to do anything with .... so if you have any ideas for the scraps please let me know (I'd hate to throw them away). LOL


I'm very tired. Any ideas for next year gifts?

6 comments:

Sew Prim Khris said...

Well done. You did a great job. Hugs, Khris in Oz

Jen said...

Gosh, I hope mine will be nice like this even though I only stipple. I'm fearful...

Jen said...

Oh, and I DO have an idea for your scraps. Are they longer or just short pieces? If they're longer, put a bunch of them together, tie a knot towards the top. Break them into three sections, braid it, tie a knot at the end. You have a great dog toy!!

Irene said...

Sandy, you are amazing! Love the fleece quilts and your quilting is great! I also like Jen's idea for the dog toy - you could make some of them and donate them like you did last year with the little quilts.

SandyQuilts said...

Hi Jen ... thought I'd stop over and see your blog. Glasses are no laughing matter these days. Mine just got me for $413 ... got back $185 on insurance. Then discovered DH's eye guy office wasn't turning in paperwork for our refund. The girl says "you don't have that coverage". I said "excuse me, we do." She says "oh, I don't know." I say, "that's not my fault." 3 days later they leave a message that a $212 check will be in the mail right away ..... 3 wks later it arrives.

Carol Van Rooy said...

I've never seen a long arm in action but can definitely see how beneficial it is to your quilting. I'm rather new to the quilt thing and only hope to be able to make as wonderful of pieces as I've seen on all these blogs of late.

I've just begun to teach my 11 year old daughter to sew. What a hoot.

You can see our progress on my blog at http://noreasonneeded.blogspot.com

Keep up the great work.