Monday, December 27, 2010

The Fourth Baby Quilt

This is the last of the baby quilts for the families at our church who are expecting new additions right about now.  This one is for a little girl.

I've used some more of those wonderful thirties reproduction fabrics.

And it is backed with some cozy flannel.  Should feel pretty good to a new little girl this time of year.

I quilted it with a sort of meandering lazy daisy thing I made up as I went along.  Typical muddling, I know.  My Janome decided to have tension issues about half way through, so it is due a trip to the shop tomorrow.  I am so thankful for a back-up machine!  My old Brother machine finished the job in fine style.  So glad I was able to find a replacement motor for it and get it running again!
We've had a couple of below freezing nights over the weekend, but Mr. Sweetie and I covered the plants in the garden and most of them came through it just fine.  As you can see, the young chickens like that green food in there!  We don't actually use that much of the mustard greens for our family since I am the only one who really likes them, but they are a wonderful addition to our little chicks diet.  I give them some of those nutrient rich greens most every day.  (Of course, they think it would be a much better idea for me to open the gate and let them help themselves.)

And this is just because I'm really hungry and I think I'd better go now and prepare some lunch for us!

Hope your Christmas was wonderful.  It's good to be getting back to normal, whatever that is!

Hugs and kisses,


*karendianne. said...

What a lovely post! I love the baby quilts you've made. Good job. I'm also very happy to see the chickens. You know me!!! Hugs, *karendianne.

Anonymous said...

Oooh! love the 1930's baby quilt - well I just love reproduction fabric.
Your lunch looks my kind of lunch as well.

Melanie said...

Wish I were the baby!!! I just love this quilt.Your quilting on the backmakes me smile. Flannel is a great ifea--- Happy New Year...