Wednesday, March 5, 2008

This Little Piggie...

The rag quilt I started last month is done.

Here it is:


It's crib size, and turned out OK, I think. I'll donate it to the upcoming auction and we'll see if the preschool gets a few dollars for it. For anyone who likes the "shabby" look of rag quilts and wants to try their hand at quilting, I highly recommend starting with one of these. It was quick and painless- cutting the squares was the biggest chore, and even that didn't have to be too exact. It seems that rag quilts are very forgiving- and very cozy with that flannel backing! Google for some patterns, and you'll find plenty.

I'm going to package it for the auction with this guy (purchased, not handmade):


Ain't he cute? Now, if we can just keep our flu germs off it all!!

3 comments:

Wendy said...

simply wonderful !!! your telents amaze me.

Take Care
Wendy

walternatives said...

Rag quilts? Now I'm intrigued. I've bought several old shirts at thrift stores, thinking I should be making a patchwork something from them - my first major sewing attempt. Rag quilts - I'm off now to google them. Thanks.

familydayz said...

Your making me sad with your posts:(