Saturday, September 19, 2015

Friday Finish...on Saturday

I had great plans to have a Friday Finish for TGIFF, but as the saying goes, the best laid plans go awry.

I took a vacation day yesterday to do some sewing.  The morning was spent finishing a project that I'll share with you soon.  The afternoon went downhill as I attempted to FMQ on my longarm.  I was having thread issues, which I suspect were operator error.  I changed the tension and tried to slow down my quilting (yes, I am a speed demon).  Finally...success....but by then it was late, and it's difficult to take photos in the dark.

I started this baby quilt last week.  But since I was using yardage, I was able to piece two baby quilts.

Baby Quilt #1

Baby Quilt #2

I used Essential Quilting Thread in Sweet Pink.  It stands out, but I really like it.

Kona:  Chocolate and Camellia


Baby quilt #1 will be delivered tomorrow.  Baby Quilt #2 will stay in my pile for when I need a baby quilt.





10 comments:

  1. I love quilts like this where you can really see the fabric. These are both adorable.

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  2. A finish on any day is great! Two is awesome :)

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  3. Wiggler frustration is yucky....but these quilts are awesome!
    Yay you times two!!

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  4. Anja, you are a machine! Lovely quilts! Despite the frustrations, your FMQ is awesome!

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  5. Both turned out great! I really really love that color combination. Congrats on your finishes.

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  6. Your meandering is really coming along! Very smooth... I like the way the pink pops on the brown.

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  7. I love the colour/fabric choices and I think the pink thread was the perfect choice.

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  8. Wow! They both look great, Anja! And you never know when you'll need a quick gift for a baby shower. I need to stock up my pile again for baby shower gifts.

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  9. Awesome job Anja! Your quilting is great and the pink thread was the perfect choice.

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  10. Awesome job Anja! Your quilting is great and the pink thread was the perfect choice.

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