Monday, January 9, 2017

Boy's Charity quilts 7 and 8

I have to share a very funny and serendipitous event with you all.  I've been sewing madly on the quilts for our charity group, which are mostly quilts for boys.  I picked up a couple of bags of fabric to use and divided it all up in piles, which I blogged about a few weeks ago.

I pulled out one of the piles today and discovered that the zebra print fabric was originally my old kitchen curtains!  I moved 4 years ago and donated the fabric (I thought I gave it to Goodwill, but I must have put it on the free table at the guild meeting).   When I pulled it out to iron and cut it into squares, I saw that there were seams at the top and bottom.  Then, whoosh!  It hit me that these were my old curtains.  No wonder I pulled that fabric back out of the stash to go with the other fabrics.  I love animal print fabric!

Well, of course I love the look of these two quilts, which are quilts #7 and #8.
Boy's Charity Quilt #7, 47" x 47"

Boy's Charity Quilt #8, 47" x 57"

I hope you like them.  And I hope they will make somebody really happy!

2 comments:

  1. I'm sure all the little boys who receive these quilts will feel the love that went into creating them!

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  2. The story about the animal print just made me smile and giggle! Serendipity as its best for sure! I like the wonky blocks. These will be special quilts to some deserving boys!

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