Archive for January, 2012
Before rampant holiday sewing set in, my older daughter’s school hosted a craft fair as a fundraiser for the school. Local artisans were invited to come and sell their goods as well as donate one item to be auctioned off. I was thrilled to participate. I worked like mad to be able to produce a decent offering. I started with baby and kid quilts.
Then came the castle quilt. I think this one is my favorite.
Then there was this one:
In the middle of all this, I started thinking about how so many girls at Suzannah’s school talk about their American Girl dolls. I realized that these dolls need their own quilts and that they’d be a good thing to offer for sale.
I really had fun making such small quilts. All that fun color made me so happy while stitching. This was my first dresden plate, and I loved every minute of making it. Above, you can see a simple doll’s quilt made from Sarah Jane’s At Play border print. I quickly stitched over the balloon strings and bound it. Lastly…