Friday, April 27, 2012

Three down!

Every year I head-up a project at church.
We like to give the graduating high school seniors a quilt.
Everyone gets a chance to make some blocks.

Today I have three of the FIVE needed ready to go!
I blogged about this blue one already.
Then I was able to get this one quilted this week.
AND bound!!!
;)

 I like this fabric on the back.
Since I was using white thread to quilt it.....
I wanted something that WHITE thread would blend with.
Sometimes you've got to think about THREAD color when you're
choosing fabric for the backing!
I was also able to get this one quilted and bound this week.
I know!!!.....
I can't believe it either!
Part of the reason is the many hands that helped me
PIN this on Wednesday morning!
and....
Of course.....My quilting is on the minimal side!!
;0

I was able to "hobble" the back together with
fabric I have on hand.
THAT's always a blessing in MY book!!!


Three down.
TWO to go!!!!

22 comments:

  1. Great idea to make them with your church friends. I know the graduates are going to enjoy their quilts : )

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  2. Wow! What amazing quilts! :o) So sweet to give them to graduates. :o)

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  3. What great graduation gifts. They are sure to be loved!

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  4. You rock Beth! May your generous spirit come back to you 10 fold!
    I can't imagine how much these quilts will be loved!

    Happy Sewing

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  5. Wow...wonderful quilts. Such a great gift idea!

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  6. You take my breath away. What an energetic generous lady. They will be loved much by the students. Well done you and your friends.

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  7. What a great thing to do for the graduates! These are all perfect quilts for young people.

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  8. What lucky kids! You are so thoughtful:)

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  9. Lots of scrapiness going on there--they look great! How nice that you make quilts for the graduates. Very thoughtful.

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  10. You are just so darn productive! Even with the help it looks daunting. And the quilts are beautiful.

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  11. You are the Queen of finishing quilts, Beth! Wow!! It would take me two weeks just to sew those bindings:)
    Love those scrappy tops and backings!

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  12. Great, colorful quilts. Those graduates will be super happy with their new gifts. You and your church are very giving. Congratulations to you, too.

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  13. Super grad quilts for your super grads! How special, they will have all that love wrapped around them as they start their new adventures away from home. Great idea!

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  14. beautiful gifts from the heart...I know they will be loved!
    Only 5 grads, do you live in a rural area.?
    We are pretty rural, about 45 minutes from New Orleans, but we have over 300 grads at our high school. It serves 3 communities.

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  15. Well done-you're a finishing genie! Great quilts!

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  16. Those are great quilt!! What a wonderful idea, love it!

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  17. as always.....you're my hero.....
    what sizes are these quilts Beth??
    xo
    eva

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  18. What lucky seniors. All lovely quilts. Have started making the Half Log Cabin/Turned Bento Box. Thanks for the idea to use up my scraps.

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  19. The quilts are beautiful! Yes. Lucky Seniors!

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