Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Halloween practice quilt

Well, I finished piecing my Halloween quilt, just for fun, it was fast and dirty, no pattern, no specific plan, just wanted to piece a quilt that I could quilt myself.  It will be a gift for my granddaughters.

This is laid out on the floor - you see my cheater panel is set on point - I want to quilt it with that glow in the dark or maybe florescent thread with a spiderweb type design.

I am happy with it and I know the girls will love it.  I have been in a slump as far as sewing and I am not sure why exactly.  The quilt group I belong to is having a craft sale in October and we (members of the guild) are supposed to donate items for sale.  I just don't know what to make.  They have asked for small items that can sell for $20 or so.  I thought today maybe some eyeglass cases or table runners? I don't know.  I did purchase at Walmart a couple of Elvis apron panels and figured I would make those for the craft sale, they only cost me a couple of dollars each from the clearance bin and I think they are cute.  Even though it is still hot here during the day, it is cooling down in the evening and I feel an early fall this year.  Well, looks like computer is just about out of battery power so I will log out for now.  Bernie


  1. I think summer is a sewing slump for many of us. There are too many other things to do, and here in Michigan we can be outside - not locked in the house with snow and cold. I think some aprons would be a great idea, or simple table runners or toppers. Your halloween quilt is really cute!

  2. I love the Halloween quilt. Aprons are the rage right now, so they should do well. I don't believe I am saying this, but I am so ready for fall.

  3. your quilt is so cute!
    I have been wanting to make more aprons myself, they make such nice gifts- I am sure you will sell out. cw