Saturday, November 7, 2009

My first quilt

Last month "sew-mama-sew" had a competition for 'scrap busting'. My favourite was Amanda Jeans Ticker Tape Quilt. Now I am a bit of a procrastinator - I like to know exactly what I am doing before I do it! But this time I just jumped right in and I am very happy with the results. I made my first quilt (albeit a doll quilt) and here it is:

I didn't bind it the way you are supposed to - I do like breaking rules. But I do love the raw edge look, so I carried that over to the binding. (I think teddy likes it too.)

And this is what it looked like after a wash:

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