Monday, August 16, 2010
Millie's Quilt: First time sewing, quilting, and applique
Please pardon this interruption in my genealogy posts to bring you a post to document my first experience using a sewing machine, quilting, and appliquing, and as my post for SewCalGirl's "Pets on Quilts" Show 2010.
Last summer, I made my laborador-hound mix, Millie, a quilt. I wanted to make her a blanket that I could keep in the car for her to sit on during our many car trips. Here's the end result:
How the quilt was constructed:
I found the perfect fabric at Joann Fabrics. The fabric is dog themed with dog words, paw prints, and bones. Then, I picked out a pink fabric to match the dog themed prints.