Quilts

Hey friends. It is currently 8:04 am and while my husband naps before we have our trip to the city I wanted to get in a quick post! I love quilting and my love for it has only gotten more fond since I do not work at the craft store anymore. I have made 3 quilts total, 2 lap and one full size. My mama taught me to sew when I was 8 or 9. After learning embroidery so young I was able to pick up hand sewing no problem and I prefer to hand sew. When I was 20 I wanted to make a special Halloween quilt for my sister Jamie. My Aunt-Nana taught me how to use a sewing machine and how to organize my fabric in preparation to sew. She also taught me how to rip my strips of fabric for a log cabin style quilt. Apparently ripping your fabric is blasphemous but its the only way I know. I wanted to share with you some pictures of quilts I saved on Pinterest in the hopes that I get inspired to sew again or I can inspire you!

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This is my next endeavor. It’s a T-shirt quilt. I am a huge T-shirt girl and for the last few years I have been saving shirts in the hops that I can make an amazing quilt. I am extremely critical of my sewing and most times I become frustrated and give up however I am so pumped to make this that I may go buy some of the supplies today while I am out and about! The shirts that will be included in my quilt will be my amazing Beetlejuice shirt that I have worn holes into. My Poison band tee which I also have worn holes in and so many more!

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So this is the newest love of my life. I come from a military family, both mama and dad served out country, and I am a little patriot! I would love to make a fabric map of the beautiful country and maybe embroider a heart in California where I was raised!

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This is a quilt I found and I am hooked on the color scheme! The Tiffany blue and Red is so beautiful when combined!

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The reader in me needs this quilt. Will I ever make it? No probably not but Its one of the most gorgeous quilts I have ever seen. What I would do to add my own spin is embroider on the spines the titles of all my favorite books!

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This is pure beauty. The reader, again has fallen in love with this amazingness! I would emphasize my house colors more (Slytherin!!!)

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LOVE this! It’s actually a wall hanging but I would enlarge it and make it a quilt!

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When I have kids (and hopefully I have at least one girl) I hope that she will love all things mystical and if she is anything like me, Witches and Mermaids will be her favorite! I hope that one day I will be able to look past the complexity of the quilt and dive in fearlessly so that I can make this for my hypothetical daughter.

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I used to have this quilt pattern made my Crabapple Hill and It combines two of my favorite things, Embroidery and Halloween! Its called HocuspocusVille and its the COOLEST design I have seen to date!

I hope that these images have inspired you. They sure inspired me and now all I want to do is pin to my quilt board on Pinterest and buy supplies!

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