Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Quilting...

I've been making a quilt for Noah's "big boy bed" which he'll move into when baby #2 comes....and now all the squares are finally cut, and most are sewn on! Now I just have to stitch it together, add a boarder, backing etc.....It'll go with his boat/beach themed room. I've been looking for a quilt like this forever, and if I see one its not quite right, and its a billion dollars, or its from like Pottery Barn Kids, and you can't ship it to SA. This is made from scraps from my mother-in-law's workroom (she does baby rooms!) so so far it hasn't cost a cent. Quilting fabric here is over 10 dollars a meter, cause its shipped from America. So I've been quite blessed to get all this fabric, and its perfect!

It's been fun making up the patterns and figuring out what goes where. Here's the bottom half. Its' alot more work than it looks actually!
I can't believe I'm already making a quilt for his big boy bed! He's been looking more and more like a "big boy" lately, and saying more words every day. His latest is "bye bye!" which he says when anyone leaves the room.
Maybe I'll be ambitious enough to make a quilt for baby #2, but I've gotta know if its a girl for sure first!

7 comments:

Melissa said...

wow that quilt is so pretty and definitely looks like a lot of hard work. i couldnt do one of those.

Michelle said...

Beautiful Quilt. What I really like about quilting is a group of us get together every other week and share ideas and what is going on is our lifes. It's also a great way to release stress (believe it or not). Anyway, nice posting, keep it up!

Michelle
http://keepsakequilting-1.blogspot.com/

Heather said...

Love it! So creative. Good job! I've always loved quilting but you're right -- it takes a lot of work. I'm sure Noah will love that quilt forever because it was made by you.

He sure does look like a big boy now! I can't believe how fast they grow up :(

John & Daisy Cox said...

Kim,
THat quilt is amazing! So beautiful. I haven't tried quilting yet but it looks fun! So great to see how GOd is blessing you. Hope all in ministry is going well. We are going to take a group to REsolved this year. Hope to see you.
Love,
Daisy

The Mom said...

oh, good job! I'm impressed with all the work you've put into this! I've made a quilt or two, but I always had lots of help so whenever I get the urge to do it again, I'm never quite sure where to begin! Maybe someday though...

Heidi Shafer said...

WOW! What a great quilt. I recently made a quilt but it doesn't look half as nice as that! Great job.

Are you going to find out what your having?

Heidi

Sarah! said...

so impressed, Kim -- is it by hand or do you have a sewing machine?