Saturday, November 22, 2014

Marathon!

 I had a mission today in between the usual cleaning and laundry, I had to finish the quilt for the baby TODAY!  (Marsel and family are coming tomorrow for the week and she is bringing a quilt to work on so I had to get this done!)
 It took a considerable amount of time and brain power!  But I did it!  I mixed up free motion with pantos and had a wonderful time quilting his blanket!
 Abit of definition added to the turtle....
 Even the back looks cool!
 This was the turtle on the back, just before I added his eye!
 I got the binding done and then tossed it in the washer to give it the right look...... now to wrap a baby Elijah in it!
 On the knitting front, I stepped on the needle and snapped it!  Bill did emergency surgery and repaired it for me!   I didn't think it was smooth enough but it works just fine and I finished the second sleeve and started on the body!

On to the hem!  It was a long day!

8 comments:

  1. Your quilting is magnificent. That is going to be one lucky baby!

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  2. You did it! My quilt is packed and ready to come to your house! So glad Dad could repair the needle -- not fun. See you soon!!! :)

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  3. My goodness! Quite a marathon,

    Thank God for handy husbands!

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  4. I love the turtle in your quilt. So cute!

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  5. lovely finish on the quilt and good save on the knitting needle.

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  6. I love that turtle!!!!! That is a beautiful quilt!

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  7. that quilt is so cool, esp. from the back:) I hope the needle still works - I snapped one of my dpn and had to knit with 2/3s of the broken and sanded one until I could get a new set - not very practical, when you have to watch the stitches on that needle like a hawk - but I managed to finish the sock!

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