I've been wanting to make this quilt for so long. So busy with other crafts. So it is not quilted yet but that takes about a year (yes I hand quilt). But here is is on my quilting wall, a backwards vinyl tablecloth.
My dog is my only model so she will have to do. She's a good girl and patient with me though. Saw this here: http://indietutes.blogspot.com/2007/09/scoodie.html although I did change some things in how it was made. Very warm and comfy and now I just need the snow.
I bought a panel from JoAnn's that is apron pieces. I traced the pieces so I could make another one. I did add buttons and lace to try and make it not look so cheap. The lace made all the difference in the world.
So with the economy the way it is I figured I need to find ways to save my pennies. This is what I came up with. The duster is made from fleece and my oh my it works better then the bought one. The wetjet I had to make twice. The first time I forgot to leave a place for the water to squirt out. One side is a used towel and the other side is a fiber duster for sweeping.
So as I paced my house waited for fabric to be delivered I figured I would use up some of my scrap pieces. And since I had never done a mini or sampler quilt I decided to combine the two. The quilt is 22.5"x29" and took 2 days to hand quilt. Now the fabric I ordered is in and I did not go stir crazy in the process.
My girlfriend loves raccoons. She goes through tons of dog food in the summer feeding them. They even bring their babies onto her porch to eat. She's been doing this for over 20 years so who knows how many generations have been taught where she lives. Anyway painted this for her for her birthday.
My brother is a chef and still had not made him a quilt. this is twin sized, machine quilted and the backing is fleece. Nice and heavy for the winter snow. The second photo is a close up of the edging fabric.