Well its that time of the year again, the Blogger's Quilt Festival! This is my quilt. It is not the most fancy quilt in the festival, it is very simple, a 4 patch block made from scraps from the stash. It was a real quick whip up quilt made in one weekend back in mid 2008 to practice accurate cutting and
sewing and also as a stand by in case I needed a baby boy quilt. I
think I may have jinxed myself as after sewing it, the next three babies I made quilts for were all girls and all pink. It sat folded up waiting to be quilted until July 2009 and a special boy was born and I needed a blue quilt fast!
This quilt is also special as its the first quilt that I quilted on my Mum's Happy Jack frame. It was awesome! My little dodgy Brother machine did a great job stippling away.
A close up of the stippling....
But here is the real reason this quilt is special. It is proof of how blogging and quilting can make a friendship even
though you haven't meet the person! I meet AJ online, back when? I can't remember when! We both quilt, we'd chat online, swap fabric, participate in the same swaps. We meet a few years ago when we visited her home city. We went fabric shopping together! A friendship grew and when her son was born, this quilt was his. It is loved and he takes it everywhere. AJ did a beautiful post of how her son loves his quilt here. From two months old to three years. Sleeping under it and playing on it, a loved quilt, rather than a folded up in the cupboard quilt. Awesome!
Thanks to Amy for hosting the festival once again. Check out the other quilts here.