Saturday, May 25, 2013

Anchors Aweigh Baby Quilt is Finished!

I am entering my first quilt into the ginormous quilting festival going on over at Amy's Creative Side.
I wouldn't have quilted it this month without the extra incentive of the festival, I was just to nervous, I mean it is my first quilt and I have a little machine.
I just quilted wavy lines across, it's what Tula Pink suggested anyway.

You can go here and here if you want to see more pictures.

AmysCreativeSide.com

I'm # 96 in the Baby Quilt Section



 The anchor quilt goes really well with the pillow I finished this month for the Echinops and Aster Honeycomb Stitch Along.
The front of the cushion

I also made my pincushion swap partner 2 pincushions with scraps, even used scrap thread (I mean really who can throw away Aurifil thread).

The top one is filled with metal shavings and the bottom has a magnet underneath to pick up pins.

I also finished the bags for my mom to use for her husbands diabetic medicines, you can read more about that here.
 I have a few more things that will be finished before the end of the month but this is what I can only show for now, if you come back on Tuesday May 28th I will have more.
And I am having a birthday giveaway starting June 5th so come back for that too!

Linking to A Lovely Year of Finishes May, Yah!


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11 comments:

  1. Congrats! Your 1st Anchors Away quilt is very well done! ... :) Pat

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  2. your quilt looks amazing - can't believe you quilted it on your little machine :-) and it obviously worked ok with the ikea blanket as the back?

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  3. Congrats on your first quilt!

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  4. Great quilt..well done! Just finishing my first 'proper' quilt at the moment. Love the wavy lines :)

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  5. What a fun quilt. Congrats on the finish.

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  6. Mara, I love the anchors away quilt. I would love to make one for my daughter who is heading off to college. Do you have a pattern sources.

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  7. You have been so very busy! Congratulations on your finishes. :)

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  8. Great finish! You've been busy, and your first finished quilt is lovely.

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  9. I absolutely love your anchor quilt! The colors are so soothing, and even though it is monochromatic, there is plenty of contrast. Great job!!

    -Kelly @ My Quilt Infatuation

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  10. I love the anchors away baby quilt! Do you have a pattern for it?

    Thanks,
    Bonnie-bfaitak@samcc.org

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  11. How fun! I'd love to make a smaller version of Anchors Aweigh some day.

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