Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Crumb Quilt FINISHED!!!

Yep!!! That's right!!!! It officially went on the bed this afternoon!!!





I started this little darling about 3 years ago. I love when a quilt like this is complete!!!! I am already going through my mind the next big scrappy quilt I want to make. I'm thinking of a chevron quilt next time!! I have alot of 2 1/2 inch strips that I need to use up and this will be a great way to use them.

Although I took this month off from the Rainbow Scrap Challenge, I still had the colour purple going through my mind. I mentioned some time ago that I had a purple and green row by row robin I was involved in back in the 90's and thought this would be a great opportunity to brush the dust off it and make it into a lap quilt. Last night I measured out all the rows and now I need to decide how I will put these strips into a quilt. I have an idea, but if anyone out there has some suggestions please share with me!!!!



In the past week of silence from me here in blogland, I have been keeping busy working away on embroidered towels. I now have about 6 different Christmas designs stitched out. I want to make up a few more designs both whimsical and traditional so customers have a nice selection to choose from.



While my towels are stitching out, I am working on two bunting bags for my boy.



The bags he has now that he sleeps in during the night are getting too small for him and he is unable to kick out as good as he use to. During the night he moves from one end of the crib to the other, so I like putting him in these bags rather than putting a blanket in with him for safety. The bunting bags still keep him snug as a bug and he just looks so gosh darn cute in them!!! He loves frogs, so of course I HAD to add a frog design to one of the bags. He is also a very active and busy little bee during the day time, so I added a cute little bumble bee to the other bag.

I was recently involved in a mug rug swap. Today I received the CUTEST little mug rug pressie in the mail from my mug rug swap partner. Kristy over at Cotton Addition sent me the cutest rug, mug and some yummy yummy organic green tea with ginger. I actually used one of those teas in my new mug tonight after sewing and it was DELICIOUS!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Kristy thank you sooooooooooooo much!!! I LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!



Well can you believe my little boy turns 1 on Friday?????? We are having his birthday party on Saturday. Trevor and I went out this afternoon to pick up the party favours, decorations and loot bag gifts. I am now putting a list together of the food and finger foods I will be making for the big day.

Last week my good Mommy friend from playgroup set up a photo shoot for William in her home for his professional 1 year old photos. Jeannine is an amazing and talented photographer!!! Here is some of her work!!!

















Well I think I caught up with as much as I could think of I did in the past week. This is another busy week between prepping for the birthday party and tomorrow I'm off to get my income taxes done... sigh... Wish me luck for a nice big fat REFUND!!!!!!! Momma needs more sewing supplies!!!!!!!

Quiltingly Yours
Andrea

5 comments:

Rhonda said...

congrats on finishing; it looks great! cute bday pics :)

Anita said...

The quilt turned out so cute and I love the look of your purple and green quilt.
Happy birthday to your baby boo, those pics are just too cute!

Lee D said...

love the quilt and makes me want to get my quilt out and finish it soon. Happy birthday Will, love the messy baby pictures.

scraphappy said...

Love the crumb quilt. The quilted rope border is beautiful. It does feel good to finsh off long term projects. Such a nice chance to think about what is next. Have fun with the purple row by row. It looks like a fun puzzle to piece together. Adorable baby photos. Before you know it he'll be hopping on the bus to go off to school.

Carrie P. said...

congrats on your big finish. Looks great.
Happy Birthday to big boy. The photos of him made me smile and remember the days when mine were little.