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Wednesday, June 27, 2007

Tuesday's Accomplishments

Well, I did not get anything accomplished that I had planned on doing Monday night. Instead I was asleep fighting off a virus. I had to take Tuesday off, but was well enough to sew :-). I pressed, cut, pieced, and basted the railroad quilt top. It is ready to be quilted. I called the sewing machine store about a Walking Foot this morning and will be able to pick one up this afternoon. It's $75!!!! Luckily I've got a 25% off coupon that the lady said I could use and my mom said she'd buy it for me for an upcoming present. Sweet :-).

I hope to get started quilting it tonight and finish it on Friday. I won't be doing much tonight as I've got church and tomorrow I have to run around all evening. So between a few hours tonight and all Friday evening I should be able to finish quilting it. Then I will just need to attach the binding and add a label. I'm thinking for doing a series of generic labels for the church babies unless I'm close to the mom. Something along the lines:
“Lo, children are an heritage of the LORD” Psalm 127:3a
Stitched with Prayers for ___________. You are a special gift from God.

Made by ____________, (date), (location)

Besides quilting the train quilt, I hope to get the Paddington Bear quilt top made so I can machine quilt that one next week. I also need to get mom's backing pieced so I can get that one quilted in July.

Coming up on the quilt schedule:
June baby boy - quilt/bind/label
July baby boy - press/cut/piece/baste/quilt/bind/label
(Christmas) Mom's lap throw - piece backing/baste/quilt/bind/label
Oct baby girl (1) - finish hand quilting
Oct baby girl (2) - decide on pattern/fabric/wash/press/cut/piece/baste/quilt/bind/label
Oct baby unknown - holding pattern until known
Jan baby unknown (1) - holding pattern
Jan baby unknown (2) - holding pattern
(Bday) Mom's placemats - holding pattern until Summer baby quilts finished
(Christmas) Dad's bed quilt - faux log cabin pattern, scrappy, need to cut F.Q./scraps into strips
(Christmas) Uncle's Bed quilt - need to decide on pattern
(Bday) Sister - placemats/pot holders/table runner - "roosters/country"
(Christmas) Sister - lap throw - haven't a clue

I need to check with my Aunt to see if my little cousins play with dolls and which size(s) - I'd like to make them each a little doll quilt for their bdays (late this summer). For Christmas I might make each of them something else. I don't know.

Oh, and my mom mentioned a real cute class she's interested in doing. It's to make a little roadway playmate that folds up into a backpack. That's in August. That will be for nephew (will mom's will anyway, mine will have to be for the special baby menioned in all my first posts :-D) He'll be two soon!!!!)


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