A Quilt for Emery Elizabeth!
I finished the binding in the car on the way home from Quilt Villa yesterday afternoon. I am reminded just WHY I love to make baby quilts – they are cute and quick and fast, and don’t have to match someone’s home décor or be of a certain style of fabrics, they just have to be made to be loved and used and washed and grown with!
All that is left is signing the label, and I’ll box this up and send it on its way ---I had an email into my sister to find out just how to spell this name, because I don’t want to botch it on the label!
Funny story is..my cat’s name is EMORY – her nick name is Emmie Lou – but I found her as a stray at a quilt retreat in Emory, Texas, so I am teasing my sis about naming my niece after my cat ---Emmie Lou is about 13 now, so she is in her late middle years. What a life we've had with her!
I'm sure I'll be making lots of memories with Emery Elizabeth too, when she gets here.
I love everything about this quilt:
On the rail, green green grass in the background!
I’ve had lots of requests for a pattern for this one – and I will do it, but it’s going to have to wait a couple of weeks because I’m on the road right now and I need to be home at my big computer to get it written ---
Close up of quilting and borders!
That pink ticking stripe in the inner border? That goes back to my bunny making days in the early 1990s before I designed under the label of Needle in a Haystack. Good classic fabrics are always usable, no matter how old they are. I love how this stripe plays in this quilt.
I am writing this post ahead because it’s a travel day for me. Tonight I’m giving a lecture to the Friendship Quilters in La Habra, California after traveling coast to coast to get there and finding myself in a 3 hour time difference time warp.
I hope there is a small nap in my plans so that I can stay awake during my lecture!
Pattern to come – give me a couple weeks and I’ll have it posted for you!