Saturday, March 6, 2010

Jen's Quilt

This is the quilt I made for my oldest daughter, Jennifer.  I named it Poppy Patch, and I have the label for it here and she has the quilt in Iowa.  Nice , huh.  I'm not real good at making sure the labels are on before I give them away.  She quilts too, but she is real busy being a homeschool mom to three and pastors wife so she doesn't have enough time right now to do it as much as she would like to.

I had this one on the drawing board for quite a while.

I saw the poppy flower pattern in a book about 30 years ago and made a sketch of it, so I didn't really have a pattern, but I made one up from the sketch.  It wasn't terribly hard. 

Quilting is something she and I enjoy doing together. 
Once she and I made two quilts just alike together at her house for her boy's beds.  (I don't have a picture of those though.)  I took my Janome, which I love, and she worked on her machine.  We just cut and pieced them though, she did the quilting later.  I think it took us a couple of days, maybe three because we were doing other things as well.  Fun, fun, fun. 

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