Saturday, August 15, 2009

Gabi's Scrap Quilt Done

Last night I finished the scrap quilt for my cousins daughter It has many flaws but I'm sure Gabi will love it and treasure it all the more because it was made from her late Grandmothers scraps
I am fairly happy with the way it turned out, all things considered
The boys played their last game of football for the season today and both lost It was freezing Can,t say I,m sorry it's over. Danielle came home with me
She is working on a very large project for school and she has chosen to do it on quilting so we spent the afternoon researching the history and she has just made four pinwheel blocks to be used as samples
One she will leave as patchwork, the next one she has basted, the third we will quilt(very simply) and the last we will finish
The project doesn't have to be finished until November then they have a night for interested people to view the finished projects
The students chose what ever topic they want
I think Anthony is doing his on weapons
Last year he did it on Nitro Trucks This is Danielle's first I think her mother chose the topic so I can help
In this project parental help is encouraged

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9 comments:

The Faerie Queen said...

Lovely quilt, I am quite sure Gabi will love it. Hmmm yes, I remember standing on the side line watching my son play rugby, in the freezing cold when he was younger, now it is football practice with the oldest grandson, and its still freezing - nothing changes there! hugz xxx.

Ariane said...

I think its a beautiful quilt. Gabi will have it as a great reminder of her grandmother and of you, who generously offered to make her this wonderful momento.

Sarah - Kala said...

It's absolutely lovely!

aubirdwoman said...

lovely quilt and no need for flowers or coverups lol.
umm seems like Daniells's mother has things worked out.
Great idea tho.

Loralynn said...

I love the way the quilt turned out! I'm sure Gabbi will be very happy with it!
How nice that you can help Danielle with her school project! She will remember your involvement ALWAYS! So nice to make such loving memories!

Bev C said...

Hello Illene, Lovely quilt, I love the pink tones. I am sure it will be loved and treasured. Happy days to you.

bluebird-lyn said...

Hi Illene, love the colours in Gabbi's quilt......a pretty special quilt in my eye's...hugs lyn

Doina said...

Beautiful colors!

clare's craftroom said...

What a beautiful quilt , I love the colours !