Saturday, December 21, 2013

My First Quilt

Quilt # 1 - For Sukhveen's Baby Shower

My dear friend, Manveen called me in January, 2013. She invited me to her sister Sukhveen's baby shower. That instant, I knew it. This is the moment when I had to just go ahead and make a quilt.

Fabrics
 Piecing in Progress
 Showing off the Miter Corner
 Completed Quilt
 Love the Backing fabric

Here is what I learned. Choose fabrics that you really love. Because there will be times when you may get frustrated - enjoying the fabric makes you go on. And I love what my friend Vera says - "Straight lines are overrated"
I think I will start a new page and call it - Musings. For all the funny, pithy quilty sayings...

7 comments:

  1. awesome! hope to see your own quilt business one day! good luck! :)

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  2. I'm naming this one unless it already has one. It's Sweet Lime Squeeze.

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  3. What good advice Preeti! Loving the fabric makes me persevere too. How perfect your mitered corner on the binding is - I am so impressed! A very happy and cheerful first quilt!

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  4. A beautiful first quilt, Preeti! Working with fabric you love definitely makes it easier when things aren't going according to plan :)

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  5. What a great first quilt....I can't believe how much more chatty you are now in your blog posts.

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  6. Such a cute first quilt. Straight lines are definitely overrated.

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  7. What a great first quilt! I love the colors, and the red binding, and the quilting. Straight lines are definitely overrated!

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