Today was the day for sewing my basket quilt together.
Step one was to rotary cut all the basketblocks to the correct size.
Step two was to start doing a layout and start sewing it together.
But what…..no sewingmachine!!! I am waiting for my new Janome Horizon coming late january. My “old” sewingmachine is sold and is packed in its box ready to travel.
But luckily I still have my “very old” Janome 4800 that still works perfect. I actually had forgotten how good it is. Of course Rusken has to supervise all the sewing.
And the quilt starts to grow…..
Rusken is always giving me a helping paw with the layout
and he is supervising it all the time
I had counted the number of blocks over and over again, but still I was wondering if I had made all or to many blocks. But I had the exact number to sew the quilt together.
And now the quilt is hanging in my sewing room just to be admired. I really love it. Have always wanted to make a red and white quilt and I love baskets. Now I have to decide whether I am going to handquilt it or machinequilt it. Think it will be machinequilted when I get my new sewingmachine and have tried it out on other projects.
Now I am doing a happy dance having this top finished, and later I will relax with some english paperpiecing while watching a good movie.
Saying for today: