Saturday, March 3, 2012

LOTS OF SEWING GOING ON

 My best girlfriend, Terra, came in town last weekend and we put our sewing machines to work.  It's always so much fun to have time set aside to spend sewing with a friend.
We have both had some Celebrate Seuss fabric by Robert Kaufman for a while and decided it was time cut it up.  Perfect timing since the famous author's birthday is today.
 Terra's nephew is turning 2 in just a couple of weeks so she worked on a Dr. Seuss quilt top for him and one for her family (you're never too old for Dr. Seuss!!).  To make things go by quickly she decided to use the same pattern for both quilt tops (smart thinking!!). 

Quilt top made with One Block Two Block Pattern

Quilt Back...lovin' those dots!!
Terra also managed to make a few more gifts & get most of another Seuss quilt top put together (not pictured). 

Super cute triangle crayon roll
Reversible cape: side 1
Reversible cape: side 2
Sweet tie shirt
I wasn't quite as productive (she was on a mission!!) but I managed to get most of the blocks put together for my Seuss quilt. 
 I had to stop working on it because I didn't have all of my fabric yet.  I am happy to say that it came a couple days later and now all the blocks are ready to be cut into 'wonky' blocks (you can find my tutorial for wonky blocks here).  There are 45 blocks. After trimming them to wonky blocks they will measure 11"square. 

 I was also able to start preparing fabric for the Granny Squares QAL (quilt~a~long).  I decided not to go scrappy and am using a Flora jelly roll I already had. It made the cutting process go by so quickly (you gotta love that!).  I will post pics soon.

I had a fabulous time sewing, bitching chatting and laughing with Terra. Hopefully it won't be another year before we can do it again (you can read about our last sewing session here).

Smiles~Beth

2 comments:

Kristie said...

Sounds like soooo much fun! Love all the Seuss stuff, and the cape is adorable! Never made one for a kid, though I did for a dog.......lol!

miamihoney said...

I love the cape! So adorable. Great gifts!