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Thursday, January 6, 2011

quilt basting and Green Paper challenge!

I'm basting a quilt for a friend today that I made for her. She is having a baby girl in a few weeks so I need to get it done! I love doing baby quilts! It's the size I mainly make because I just don't have the room for a bigger ones! I do have a "design wall". It's a cheap vinyl table cloth turned and pinned on the wall backwards so the blocks "stick" to the back. It works too! That way I can lay them out and keep track of them! This is the basting spray that I use. It doesn't gum up my machine or needle so I love this one! I lay out my batting first on the floor.Then I lay out my backing fabric first. Smooth it out flat then spray the top edge first then flip the bottom up the just spray down the rest and smooth as you go. Well actually I do a section at a time, not the whole thing at once.
Plus try to keep the kitty off of here! I don't know what it is about cats and fabric but they love it!

Then I flip it over and lay out the quilt top and do the same starting at the top edge and work my way down in sections.

I do hope they love it! They painted the room pink and all girly!

Finally this is an ATC I did for the Green Paper's challenge. You get 3 images to play with! I has an old key and an old gosh I don't know, part of a drawer pull? Hope you like it and hope everyone has a great day today!


Anonymous said...

Wonderful ATC - love the lock idea!

Joanna said...

Hi Lisa - that's such a sweet quilt you clever girl, you, and I love the picture of your cat 'helping' you with it! I also like what you've done with Mary's challenge - the ironmongery looks great and I like that we peek through the window to see the couple.