Tuesday, February 22, 2011

My First Quilt

It has been a while since I have blogged. I have a lot of things I have wanted to share but never find the time or energy. So sorry I have been boring lately. I always felt like when I wasn't in school I would get bored but I have so many projects on my list. More get added before they are removed. I'm happy though to be busy. Speaking of being busy..I finally finished my first quilt!! I started it in August :). It was meant for Christmas, but I kind of under estimated the amount of time it takes to get it quilted ( the fancy stitch you see on it that binds the two layers together).  I probably didn't start at a beginner level, but luckily I had my mother in law who is great at quilting and she helped me a ton!! She was so sweet, even though she secretly had her doubts about me making this blanket for my first she said "yeah you can do it" :). I couldn't have done it without her lets just say that.  I have to say I'm pretty proud of it. But on a sad note I think I'm going to need to take a quilting break for a while. I'm kind of pooped out. And I came to a conclusion that quilting doesn't really take much talent it's more about having patience and taking the time. So if you are thinking about getting into it just keep that in mind :) If I can do it anyone can.
While I was taking pictures of my sister with her new blanket my other sister was feeling left out so I had her show off her violin skills.

5 comments:

Lindsey Leon said...

'e' is for...what?
can't wait to SEE YOU this week!!!

Kayla Conover said...

e is for elyana

Kelsey said...

You can just stop quilting until I get married ;) then you can make a HUGE quilt for me! Deal? Deal :)

Mallory said...

love it! You are so talented! Why I have you as my friend! ;) Great job! Love the colors!

Katherine said...

Kayla, what a beautiful job. I hear you though about getting pooped. They are so time consuming that you have to take a break. Trisha and I did three queen sized ones in three days and I was done after that for a really long time.