Here row 1 and 2 are all sewn together.
I told Am she wasn’t the first.
Every good quilter has had to rip out a seam or two or three and start over!
Hard at work!
Rows 4, 5, 6 and 7 are all done!
She’s working really hard today! I love her dedication and drive to finish.
She’s just about had it for today!!
When she finishes tying her corners, we’ll trim the edges and
set it aside until tomorrow when we will tackle the binding.
If all goes well, she’ll be done tomorrow!
Her first finished square ever.
Our ‘niece’ will be visiting for a couple of weeks and helping to organize around here. We will find some time for fun too though. We’re going to take the Shipwreck tour
and see the Madeline
that will be in port a few days.
The one thing she wanted me to teach her, was to quilt. She picked out this pattern, a great beginner pattern and then from my quilt stash she picked out these fat quarters as well as many others for her quilt. Then she learned how to use the quilt bug
to narrow down the fabrics to just those that went together well, which I personally always find exciting. To these we added a great border fabric and solid backing that she picked out when we went to town.
Today Am learned how to cut out her pieces using the quilt rulers and got a taste of the tedious part of quilting. The pressing and cutting take so much time. Tomorrow she can start sewing.
She’s getting her summer reading requirements accomplished while Sady keeps her company and reads along. And yes, Am is wearing a turtleneck in July – it’s been chilly of an evening here.