|thanks to Kitty's mum for doing the holding in Laughing Boy's absence|
|the beautiful girl and her first ever quilt|
I loved making this quilt. It's the first that I have quilted and bound (binded?!) for about a year I think so it was a great way to jump back in. I was reminded how slippery a walking foot can be and had to remind myself how to sew on binding (particularly mitred corners). I consulted Elizabeth @ Oh Fransson's fab tutorial and produced my finest corners to date! I remembered how much I LOVE squaring up a quilt after quilting in preparation for binding - it is sooooooo satisfying and gave me a real kick. I also love hand sewing the binding once it's been machined on. Jamie Cat loved sitting on the quilt on my lap as I sewed. And it was lovely and crinkly when it came out of the washing machine (late late Wednesday evening!). Kitty's mum loved the straight line quilting - even though I think it's not all that and a bag of chips - which shows that it's best to relax and accept that simple is good.
Linking up with Crazy Mom Quilts for her (last for a while) Finish it up Friday and feeling a wee bit chuffed :)