07 December 2017

Space, the Final Frontier...


... and nearly the final quilt!!!

I've finished 14 of 15! The goal is almost as good as done, and I am one happy camping quilter!


Initially, I'd planned to quilt this one with spiral galaxies, but when I loaded the glow-in-the-dark thread, I realized the spool was going to give me some heartache, so I chickened out and did straight lines. Again.


I filled six bobbins, using my fingers to hold the wide-mouthed spool, then used bobbins on both the top and bottom during the quilting process.


I think this quilt's recipient is going to be one of the happiest of the 15 kiddos on my Christmas list! Perhaps I should have used glow-in-the-dark thread for all the quilts!!!


The scariest part of this project was washing the quilt. I wasn't sure the glow would hold. It did. Just one more reason I'm a super happy camper!


One more to go before Christmas! Then I get to make something for me!


Linking up with Busy Hands Quilts, Crazy Mom Quilts and Confessions of a Fabric Addict.

5 comments :

  1. To infinity and beyond. Must feel grand having one to go and being a happy quilting camper at your show haha

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    1. Ha ha, Pat! Good one! Yes, I’m SO, SO, SO very happy to be almost done! But joy will know no boundary when I get to present these gifts in person and see the reactions!!! :0

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  2. Love this one. I have some of some of your fabrics! Planning on a space themed quilt for my middle great grandson. He has graduated from his baby quilt!

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  3. You tricked me!! I thought this was THE LAST of the Christmas quilts. Oh, well! One more to go and then you can make something for yourself. (You BETTER make something for yourself!!!)

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  4. How sweet is that?!?!?! The glow-in-the-dark thread is the perfect touch. It's good to know it holds up to washing.

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