I have to say, Throwback Thursday is truly a blast from the past. When I dig through the 'archives' I'm shocked at what I made back in the day...way back in the day! I'm appalled at the horrific pictures! The new camera technology was a break through. Except if you haven't a clue how to use them, the fine art of photography, they look like crap...pure and simple!
This was another collaborative effort with my daughter, Britt. We decided to make my Mom a quilt together using her favorite colors, purple and lime green. (not so lime green!) The only difficult part of this quilt was fussy cutting the square blocks so each had a flower highlighted.
We went with purple batiks and a soft green for contrast. One even has a slight shimmer to it.
I, of course was the quilter of this. Machine quilted. It appears I even used a decorative stitch on this one! What?! I'm sure I was pulling my hair out, trying to make it perfect! I didn't know there was a 'thing' called 'burying the threads'!
We both signed it. How barbaric!
The good news, my Mom loved it! She had to. Could a mother say 'Wow, that's really awful' to their child or grandchild? No, she really did love it!
I can't tell you what size it is. Lap size, for sure. I can't tell you what the pattern is or where I found it. I can tell you that as always, we had a fun time making it!
One thing many bloggers say when asked why they started a blog is they wanted to document their quilting journey. How true! I am so glad I started a blog, especially now that I, for the most part, can take a good picture. And for documentation! We can write about our process, what fabrics we used, the pattern, inspirations...and it is always at our fingertips!
So, forgive these 'throwback' pictures and limited information. Let's just say we live and learn!
For Jenn, I'm showing a small picture of probably my ugliest ever quilt I made. I think it was my second quilt, the fabrics were hideous! Gag!!
If I could make the picture smaller I would! Epic fail, but proud of the effort!