Friday, November 22, 2013

Finally a Finish!

It feels so good to have gotten back to my machine and have something not only sewn but FINISHED!!! I have to admit I love starting new projects....kinda hate the actual basting and quilting part lol. I have even learned to like (not love) the binding part since I have better learned what I am doing! lol But... once that quilt top is together I considerably lose interest in finishing what ever project I am working on. Surely, I can not be the only one like this...right??? Right?

So to get back to my craft room and sew and finish something is almost a miracle lol. I felt like I need to really focus on wrapping up a few things before I continue with new things though, so I am working on it!

For now I finished my first ever project with triangles. I was originally making this for the 100 quilts for kids drive but with my absence I missed the deadline. It is crib sized so I will hold on to it until someone has a kid or another charity drive comes along lol. I just want to know someone that will love it gets it.

It was challenging for me, working with triangle at first. It took a little bit to get the hang of exactly where the points should line up to make even rows, but once I got it down I found I truly loved the way the triangles looked together! Next time I do triangles, I think I will throw in some solids as well, but I do love these Luxe in Bloom prints so very much!

I forgot to lint roll the back ... just pretend its perfect lol. Simple straight line quilting, like I like and a nice bright but basic back. I did not want to compete with the front at all.

I love the way it turned out, and a finish definitely motivated me and gave me back some of my mojo! YES! I am linking up to Link A Finish Friday at Richard and Tanya Quilts. I am looking forward to seeing what everyone else has been up to! What have you been working on??


also linking up to
Can I get a Whoop Whoop at Confessions of a Fabric Addict 
Link Party Palooza at Tatertots and Jello


  1. Love it! That collection was a great choice.

  2. Congrats on your finish! Your triangle quilt is really cute.

  3. I like this triangle quilt. Great colours.

  4. It looks nice, and the right child will come along for it. Nice to have one made ahead. visiting from LAFF.

  5. Darling baby quilt! Congrats on making triangles and finishing! Here from Richard and Tanya's.

  6. Your points look great! I also like your arrangement of fabrics here.


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