Wednesday, June 30, 2010

June Finish

But first, someone left an anonymous comment inquiring whether or not I had finished my pink and brown Neapolitan quilt. No, but funny you should ask, because I had planned to include it on my Power of Ten list, and it will replace the Double Hourglass I just finished.

Even though I wanted to work on some other blocks today, I made myself sit down and finish this quilt, plus I needed a finish for June. Made it just under the wire. It's actually been quilted for several weeks, and all I had left was the binding. I quilted it with the Plumage pantograph from Willow Leaf, which I just love. I probably say that every time I use it, huh?

This is a giftie for one of my son's friends, and I had to have it done in time for her baby shower on July 18. The baby ensemble I've been knitting to go with it is also nearly finished. Still have to sew up the seams on the bonnet and booties, and I have one sleeve left to knit. Thankfully there are no seams to do on the sweater because it was a top down pattern. The sleeves were supposed to be knit flat, but I put them on double pointed needles to knit in the round. The very first project I knit was on DPNs, and I've done mitten thumbs on DPNs; so these little sleeves are a piece of cake.

3 comments:

Pat said...

Congrats on the June finish! Your quilt is beautiful and will be cherished by the new family.

Denise said...

Looks great, what a wonderful gift.

Apple Avenue Quilts said...

Your June finish is beautiful. I sure your recipient will just love it!