If you are a regular reader you'd know I am not a quilter, I refer to it as "The Dark Side", not because I don't like quilts, I do, particularly those with a modern bent to them.
It's just that becoming a quilter means adding a whole lot of new fabric to my stash - a quilting stash, and I don't think that would be a good idea, for the capacity of the cupboards in my sewing room or my marriage!
|Three little quilts featuring teddies are now used daily for assorted dolls and 'babies'.|
It was squares joined together and bound, I am pretty confident I could have made it so I found it hard to consider parting with $25 (x 3 of course!) for it.
What I actually said to her was "I am sure if you asked Grandma she would make one for you".
Perfect passing of the buck, don't you think?
I knew Mum would happily make something for them - but I never expected her to go to so much effort!
|Wishing on a star (a little fuzzy sorry!)|
|Some of the fabric scraps are from things I have made the girls|
|And this one, of course, for the ducky lover!|
Their appreciation of handmade is wonderful and I hope as they learn the techniques involved in the 'making' of things, this continues into the future.