|Sewing the rows|
My oldest daughter came up to the quilt room on Saturday evening to sit on the floor and cheer me on. Ha. As if. Mostly she just wanted to chat about the dramas of teenage life and being a senior in high school. Do you remember those days? Feeling so surreal that high school was almost over! And did I tell you that her basketball team won #1 at districts in our league (for the second year in a row)! Now for the
Nevertheless, her company helped me stick to the details until I had a finished quilt top. I am so glad now that I stuck to this particular lay-out instead of the classic look of the bow-ties. It's exactly what I wanted to achieve when I started this particular project! Kind of a scrappy vintage-y look that reminds me of picnics at the lake or other carefree summer days.
|A closer look at Bow-ties|
Oh yeah, one other thing I wanted to mention--there are no true puckers in this quilt. It just hasn't been ironed yet. We'll call it bad blogger etiquette and just leave it at that.*wink