Sunday, February 14, 2010

Hand Binding to do!, Valentine's Day, and a Block of the Month

I finished quilting this little baby quilt yesterday and the binding is ready to hand stitch. Maybe tonight watching the olympics.

My valentine got me some over the knee socks and they sure are cozy! I wear a short nightgown most nights and he thinks my legs look cold. Thanks Honey!!! I got him a gift card for Culver's because he has a Butterburger every Saturday and Sunday for lunch.

A local Quilt shop is hosting a 1930's Block of the Month and today I stitched my January and February blocks. If you make a miniature block, your name goes into the drawing an extra time, so I made those also. They will make a cute doll or baby quilt.

Here's a Block of the Month Pet Peeve of mine:
This has happened to me before at another LQS. The salvage and fold edges are both on the lines of the mat. Just look at the waste on both sides. Of course, if I didn't care that the cuts were on-grain it wouldn't matter, but I usually take pride in making my cuts straight across the grain of the fabric. I did have plenty of fabric for these and they turned out very nice, so I guess I'll quit belly-aching.


Mimi said...

Very cute baby quilt.

Gina said...

Love the socks.

I'm with you on the BOM gripe. I once did a BOm that once I'd squared the fabric I didn't have enough to finish the block.

Love and hugs Gina xxx

fiberobsession said...

Gotta love those socks! Those are my kinda socks.

Mel said...

I love the quilt!!

Also you modeling the fun and cozy socks!!

I second your complaint about lining up the fabric!! At the shop I go to now, they always rip the fabric so it's straight on!