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Title: Quilt Challenge #1 Back to School
Post by: superstitch on January 09, 2007 11:29:26 PM
This is my entry for the first quilting challenge. I made it in about 1 hour last night. Its a gift for my sister (hi sarafina) and it is called back to school.

The little quilt measures 10.5 x 10.5 inches. The binding was hand finished.


The bow is three dimensional and its held on by a few little stitches.


and here is a close up of the binding, and my very basic quilting stitches!


an in progress picture, as i was sewing on the binding



woohoo! I'm very excited to kick off this quilting challenge!


Title: Re: Back to School, my entry for Quilt Challenge #1
Post by: sarafina65 on January 10, 2007 01:16:51 PM
Ahhh! I love it!

I love that you used the scraps from my bag for the bow. We're going to use every last inch of that fabric.


Title: Re: Back to School, my entry for Quilt Challenge #1
Post by: jMi on January 10, 2007 06:29:42 PM
I love it, it's so cute!

And how on earth do you get pretty and neat binding? I need you to come give me lessons!


Title: Re: Back to School, my entry for Quilt Challenge #1
Post by: superstitch on January 10, 2007 06:50:54 PM
i took a ton of pictures as i did the binding, so i will turn it into a tutorial and put it up very soon!


Title: Re: Back to School, my entry for Quilt Challenge #1
Post by: Selise on January 11, 2007 06:16:17 PM
oh neat, what a gorgeous mini quilt, love the theme (especially since by day I'm a teacher!)


Title: Re: Back to School, my entry for Quilt Challenge #1
Post by: Homerof2 on January 11, 2007 06:34:25 PM
Fantastic!

Where did you get the measuring tape fabric?


Title: Re: Back to School, my entry for Quilt Challenge #1
Post by: superstitch on January 11, 2007 06:55:21 PM
the measuring tape fabric came from the houston quilt show, its by moda and the line of fabrics is called building blocks


Title: Re: Back to School, my entry for Quilt Challenge #1
Post by: smartygirl on January 11, 2007 08:41:51 PM
Fantastic!

Where did you get the measuring tape fabric?


you can buy it online here: http://www.purlsoho.com/purl/products/fabricdetail/2290 (http://www.purlsoho.com/purl/products/fabricdetail/2290)


Title: Re: Back to School, my entry for Quilt Challenge #1
Post by: zenochka on January 12, 2007 09:12:49 AM
that is so cute! I love the different fabrics!


Title: Re: Back to School, my entry for Quilt Challenge #1
Post by: CaribouOnTheSea on January 15, 2007 04:37:05 PM
aww i reallly really like it, the tape measure bow is genius!  thats such nice gift

btw, sarafina is one of my favorite names ever!  yay!


Title: Re: Quilt Challenge #1 Back to School
Post by: SanAntonioLauri on February 05, 2007 07:26:26 PM
I love this!  You have some of my favorite fabrics in there...it came out great!


Title: Re: Quilt Challenge #1 Back to School
Post by: superstitch on February 05, 2007 11:51:28 PM
thanks lauri! You need to let me know next time you come north of SA, we can go fabric shopping!