Sunday, January 27, 2008

Sunday Morning musings

I've taken a little break from cutting scraps. A girl can't live on scraps, alone! lol So, Judy and I have begun thinking about baby shower quilts for our niece and will be working on those. Mine is going to be the rail fence quilt you see started here. There will be appliqued sports balls on it before it's done. It's going to be a boy!

I've also been asked to make more tissue holders. This is a picture of the tissue holder that one of my QOR sisters sent us a link for. It actually makes up a lot faster than the ones I made at Christmas, and, they have an extra little pocket (for mad money?) and a flap. Everyone that has seen them seem to think the flap needs some kind of velcro closure, but I think that when you need a tissue, you don't need to fumble with a clasp! lol

Before I forget, I need to thank Mary C. for bringing the quilt tops to me yesterday. I think, if it's alright with you, Mary, that I'll take them over to the Senior Center and let them work on them. They are way heavy! That's what happens when you make them out of the single and double knits. I would cut them in half and make four lap robes... Now, the other piece you brought me that had some quilting on it, I have decided to take the stitches out and use both pieces as backs for the comfort quilts. I can see why they decided not to continue quilting. You can't see the design from either the front or the back! Too much work not to be able to enjoy seeing the fruits of your labor, I think. But, the fabrics are wonderful and already pieced big enough for two quilt backs, or linings, as some would call them.

Now that I've taken a break from cutting scraps, it's time to cut a few more.


Lindy from Indy said...

I loved it, Veronica - "a girl can't live by scraps alone..." hehe.... organized chaos, what fun! Sounds like you've accomplished a lot by tackling that pile of color!! Have a great week!

Candi said...

Love your tissue holders! Did you make up the pattern?

Pat said...

I really like the tissue holders...and you are right...when a sneeze is about to happen...I need a tissue quick! Would you be willing to post the link for the pattern?

Thanks :)