Thursday, February 27, 2014

February Finishes!

I am so happy (and relieved) to have two baby quilts completed for twins due in March. Whew! [That's a huge sigh of relief coming from me!]


I designed two quilts in EQ7, a monkey and an owl quilt. It took the entire month to go from the design to finished quilts. Maybe I'm just a slow quilter, but life definitely gets in the way...field trips, Girl Scouts, dinner, taxes, ARGH! Can't there be more hours in a day to quilt?!


I paper-pieced all six blocks. I love the owl.


I tripped over the "Woodland Critters" fabric while shopping for extra sashing fabric on Etsy. With the hedgehogs, foxes, and owls, I had to have it! It ended up on the back, pieced together with grey minky.


My own Good Golly Ginger tag! :)
The back of the tag says Handmade by Katie Dold. These are so easy to make.


Don't forget the monkey quilt I made for the other twin...


I designed these quilts in EQ7. They measure 40" x 55". I free-motion-quilted in all-over loops and hearts. It's time to go wash them and ship them to their new owners.


And now I need to clean my house. It seriously has not been cleaned this whole month! Don't worry, I do keep it sanitary, at least.

As for A Lovely Year of Finishes, Yes, I did meet my goal for February.

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  1. Congrats on 2 finishes! Love both quilts - owl and monkey. Isn't it a relief to get things done (on time)?

  2. how adorable are they! Amazing work designing them yourself, I hope you're really proud as you should be. I think 2 quilts in a month is incredibly quick!

    1. I am most proud of the designing part. These are my first actual quilt designs on eq7. Yeah, I'm really proud of these. :) Thank you so much!

  3. These are fun!! I am sure they will be loved by the twins in years to come

  4. both are so fun, love them both, but that monkey just catches my eye

  5. 2 need to give yourself a big pat on the back. Kudos to you on a job well done. The monkey and owl are so cute and the quilts so sweet and colorful. I was just thinking...I would gladly take a messy house and the creating of two quilts over birthing twins. What a wonderful gift. genie

  6. Those quilts are adorable. Bet they receive lots of loving!

  7. Both quilts are lovely! I think the quilting on the owl one is perfect - reflects the heart shapes of the petals beautifully!

    1. Thank you! That is what I was going for too. You noticed! :)
      Thanks so much for stopping by!

  8. I can't believe you designed and completed both quilts in a month, and a short month at that. You are amazing!! Congrats on your finishes - they are adorable!!

  9. oh goodness! The owl is just as cute as the monkey! Fantastic!

    Thanks so much for sharing at Needle and Thread Thursday!

    :) Kelly @ My Quilt Infatuation

    1. Than you for hosting Needle and Thread Thursday! And thank you for stopping by too!


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