Friday, June 25, 2010


It's Friday already!
Here's the little quilt I've been working on.
It's now quilted. Yeah!
Simple diagonal lines...I used blue painters tape for those.

The white borders really help to highlight those
cute giraffes!!
See the back?
I had a nice big piece of my focus fabric...just the right width.
Amazing because I do so little planning!

Then....I was able to make some
very special quilt deliveries!!!

Many times I mail a quilt off.
But this time I handed them out
I got a LOT of pleasure out of that!!!

One teacher quilt.

One baby quilt!

See the pen attached?
That's for the baby's name and birth.
I think I'm going to buy a whole bunch of pens and
begin attaching them to the baby quilts so the
new mom can add the details.

People that deserved and needed some love this week!
I'm so happy to be able to show love and concern this way...
Aren't you?

I'm adding this to amy's sew and tell.


  1. Beth, what a sweet post!!! I'll bet it was nice hand delivering your quilts! Great idea for adding the pen to baby quilts. I love this latest quilt with the giraffe. I love the layout...very unique. The large giraffe piece in the back is very cute. You finished this one quickly. Thanks for sharing!

  2. This is such a cute quilt! Great idea to include the pen with baby quilts:)

  3. what a sweet little giraffe quilt! hurray for the backing fabric being JUST the right width. i love it when that happens!

  4. lovely as always...
    you amaze me..

  5. Sew sweet! Love the idea to add the pen. Thanks for sharing! Happy Sewing! :o)

  6. That's an adorable quilt! Ha, I used painter's tape this week to quilt straight lines too! Great idea to add the pen to the baby quilt recipient.

  7. You're right, it's so much fun to make quilts to give away! Nothing says love like a quilt......

    Love the baby quilt - really cute design!!

  8. Lovely quilt! The fresh spring colors are so appealing.

  9. Love the off set layout of this quilt! Great to get to hand deliver the quilts! Lucky people!

  10. ADORABLE! I'm sure the recipient going to love it. It is a wonderful feeling to give.

  11. How wonderful! The quilt is beautiful I I so love the pictures of those that you gave them to!

  12. Such a sweet idea to add the pen! I love those four patches that are set on point!

  13. Love the pen idea too! Giving gifts is just the best feeling, isn't it? Great job with those lovely quilts. Those will be treasured heirlooms for sure.

  14. Good idea on the pen, I had never thought of that. Love both of these quilts, Beth. You are really creative and inspiring!

  15. Your baby quilt is lovely! So nice that you were able to hand deliver your special quilted gifts! It is always so nice to see how much they are appreciated!

  16. What a cute quilt, I love the giraffe print, and also great idea about the pen! Everybody looks so happy with their quilts:)

  17. What wonderful gifts. Precious!

  18. Giving is what makes it all worth it; it gives our craft meaning and our hearts a big hug! Nice work Beth!


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