Friday, January 18, 2008

Barbie's Quilt.

Look at these two! Don't they just spell trouble! Santa brought Grace a Barbie Hot Tub Motorhome. I won't tell you what Daz calls it! Its pretty cool, it folds out to a little room and the fridge and microwave and other cupboards open up. There is a door at the end with a little toilet and on the other side is the hot tub which you pull down and you press a button and it plays a disco tune and lights flash. Just the place where every girl would like to hang out! Can you tell I like playing with it as much as Grace!

But it was missing one thing, a quilt. "Mummy, can you make Barbie a pretty quilt like the one you are making me?" was heard every time Grace walked in the sewing room. So I took one of the small log cabin blocks I am working on and made a little quilt for Barbie. My first finished quilt of the year! I have just left it all set up in the above shot for Grace in the lounge room so when she wakes in the morning and discovers it, she'll think it is Christmas again.


When I was quilting this, it was interesting as I felt excitied about quilting again. Haven't felt that for awhile. I was looking at the fabric thinking what to do, the possibilities excitied me. Only ended up doing straight echo stitching and sort of a star in the centre but it got me itching for more. Anyway, sleep tight Barbie!

9 comments:

atet said...

Isn't it amazing how sometimes the little projects can get you fired up for the big ones? Love the Barbie quilt -- and I'm sure Grace will too :0).

Cass said...

Helen I love it. I had to make Polly Pocket and her friends some towels for the cruise ship on Christmas Day. The things we do!

AJ said...

Soo cute Helen...Grace will love it!!

The Humming Cat said...

oh Good Lord! You know your going to have to blog that as quilt one in December!

Heids said...

Helen, that is just too adorable - love it. Lucky Grace (and Barbie!)

Kylie said...

Oh Barbie and her friends must be in all her glory. Yes quilt ONE for the year - has got to be up with the classics of the blogging world Helen.

Barbie looks happy with it and I am sure that Grace was ecstatic when she woke this morning!

Karen said...

Classic!!
Love it Helen - she's one classy Barbie now. DH insists that as muc as the girls love their doll house, I love it more.
Could be true too!

tigerfilly said...

Very very sweet indeed! How lucky is that Barbie LOL!

Andrea said...

That is just adorable Helen, Babrie look svery happy with it too!