Finish It Up Friday

Today I wanted to show you the quilts I made for my sweet little Lincoln. I made this first one long before he was born in anticipation that Liam would have a little brother or sister at some point. This one was made from shirts worn by his daddy, papa, and great grandpa.

And here is the quilt I made last week to match the king sized quilt I made for his momma and daddy. 

       I used a very soft minky type of fabric on the back. I didn’t have any trouble at all long arming this but my Bernina does not like this fabric at all! I ended up finishing the binding on my vintage Singer 301.

Here is little tiny guy with big brother and Papa. 

Big brother thoroughly inspected the quilt and decided it should belong to him! 






 Guess I know what I will be working on as soon as I get home! Our time here is flying by all too fast. Loving spending time with my kids and babies. Thank you for all the lovely bcomments this week. Remember that my giveaway is open until next Tuesday. See last Tuesday’s post for details.

Linking up wit Crazy Mom Quilts, Richard and Tanya Quilts, Confessions of a Fabric Addict.

About katyquilts

I am a wife, mom of four amazing kids, and a librarian. I have been making traditional quilts for ages but have ventured into art qulting in the last several years. I also love to knit socks and mittens and dye my own fabric. I am thankful to God my Father and Creator for the gift of creativity!
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10 Responses to Finish It Up Friday

  1. Terri says:

    Did you say that minky quilt was for Liam? lol looks like he loves it! I love how he is inspecting it đŸ™‚

  2. Kathy says:

    I think Big Brother has come to realize that quilts are fabulous things and that one can never have too many. Nice to have some convenient “excuses” to make quilts, isn’t it? I always refer to my daughter and her family as my excuses to make quilts. ha!

  3. elainesuller says:

    Beautiful! What a wonderful idea to use the shirts

  4. Beautiful quilts, and isn’t it good to know you have a ready and waiting home for a new one! We do appreciate our work being appreciated, don’t we?

  5. Carie says:

    Oh it looks lovely, and how sweet to have so many memories tucked up in it through their shirts!

  6. I have a little Lincoln, too!!!!!! Those half rectangle triangles are absolutely gorgeous. I haven’t made anything from shirts yet, but I really want to. I think they make such special quilts.

  7. Louise says:

    I kind of think your husband is really enjoying his time there with the little ones.
    Love big brother’s curly hair!

  8. quiltingitout says:

    Such sweet pictures of big brother inspecting the quilt! Both quilts are very nice good job.

  9. Cathy says:

    I love the quilts! I can see why big brother wanted to keep that quilt.

  10. Yep I think you had better get busy ( again)

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