When you've been blogging as long as I have (a whole two months!), you forget if things got posted or not. Well, after WiP yesterday, someone commented how they liked the green; blue and green specifically. I thought, "Well, she'd love the quilt I did for my mom." And it dawned on me. I never posted it. See I've only really been quilting about 6-8 months. Sure, I helped sew a few tops together for some memory quilts, but that was several years ago and those quilts were tied together. Plus, they all had the same design (big blocks with sashing). A friend invited me to join her quilting guild late last year and I have been quilting ever since.
My first 'real' quilt endeavour was one for my daughter. The quilt she had on her bed before came from Kohl's and was showing signs of wear already. Plus it had pink. Lots of pink. And her walls are pink. And her curtains are pink. I'm not really into pink. So I created a Turning Twenty quilt for her. She still got pink, but I tried hard to incorporate a lot of other colors as well. Did I mention she has a full sized bed? Yeah, what was I thinking? I actually showed up at one of our Saturday Sewcials thinking I would just work on quilting it myself. HA! Yeah, that didn't happen. The other sweet ladies just looked at me with kind eyes and said, "Oh no, dear. You might want to start with something a bit smaller. And practice on the donation quilts." So I set up with a long arm quilter in the guild to perform some magic on my beauty and, VOILA!
Linz that my daughter wouldn't allow me to wash it when I finished it. It went straight to her bed. Recently I mentioned to her that they get all yummy and crinkly when they run through the washer and dryer. She finally let me wash it, then promptly curled up in this "warm from the dryer"quilt. With 80 degree weather outside. Yeah, well, like I told Linz; my kids are snugglers.
Anyway, what was I talking about? Oh yeah, green and blue. I chose two small jelly rolls to make this quilt for my mom for her birthday last month. Hmm... it just dawned on me that I never emailed Jamie Mueller (the designer) to show her my version. I'll have to do that. Where was I? Oh right, right. My version. Here it is.