Monday, August 7, 2017

August OMG - Isla Top

I have two goals for August's One Monthly Goal -- make my second Isla Top (one of my FAL Q3 goals) using my new serger and to finish July's OMG goal -- the quilt top is pieced, but it needs to be quilted.

I started with an easy part of the top, as I'm learning how to use my serger at the same time.  I definitey need to take a class at my LQS this fall.



Stay tuned.




8 comments:

Nicole said...

Sergers are so much fun for clothes! I bought mine at the sewing machine shop in New Mina's and took the free classes which were totally worth it. Good luck with your shirt!

Stitchin At Home said...

My serger hasn't been used in a longgg time.

Tish Stemple said...

I am clueless when it comes to creating anything that isn't flat and quilted, so I will be following along in your adventure. Can't wait to see your finished top.

Kate @ Smiles From Kate said...

Congrats on your new baby, I've never used a serger and as I don't make clothes I can happily admit I haven't a clue what I would do with one, it looks very complicated. I am sure you will soon be surging away on a wonderful learning curve of delight, good luck wth your goal.

helenjean@midgetgemquilts said...

That does look a complicated machine
I bought the pattern to take part in needle and foot sew a long top , but failed miserably to take part

Anonymous said...

Good luck on both, the top and figuring out the serger.

Granny Maud's Girl said...

I confess I only really use my overlocker (that's what we call a serger here) to finish seams. It is a handy gadget to have.
If you want a fun 'play' project to make with it, I made a patchwork blanket with my overlocker a few years ago: https://grannymaudsgirl.wordpress.com/2012/11/13/free-motion-quilting-and-crochet/. I could send you my pattern if you like.

Patty said...

Looks like fun. Thanks for linking up with Elm Street Quilts One Monthly Goal and good luck with your project!