Friday, May 21, 2010

My New Addiction

So, since my kids are practically grown, I'm trying to figure out what to do with all the free time I have since I'm not running Mom's Taxi Service anymore.

Well, I think I finally hit on something that I thought I'd NEVER be able to do but now has become somewhat of an obsession for me: Quilting!! I haven't sewn a stitch (other than the random button repair now & then) since I was in 6th grade and made my Nana an apron in Home Ec. class. Anyone remember Home Ec.?? I really wish they still taught that in school as a requirement!

Anyway, here's my first project - was supposed to be a throw quilt, but after much trimming to make it somewhat rectangular, it ended up being a cute little baby girl cuddly:

Not too bad for the first time out, IMO. :)

I'm also working on some 12x12" blocks for other projects:

Love, love, LOVING this new hobby of mine! Any other sewers here??


Deborah said...

Great job! I love to piece and quilt...just don't ever have the time anymore. I even started a blot to showcase my work...but now I don't have anything to showcase! Keep it up!

Michelle said...

girl, that is amazing! love it