Monday, December 17, 2012

A busy Time of Year

I haven't been in my studio for several weeks.  We have been traveling.  Attending to business and visiting with my husband's Mother and helping our daughter out after she had a medical procedure.

As soon as we returned I started working on this jacket for our granddaughter.  Sydney, age eight, was born in the wrong century.  She is not the typical eight year old as far as TV and video games are concerned.  She loves to create and have things created for her.

Since she is still wearing the hat and knitted cape that I gave her about four years ago I decided it was time for new duds.    I purchased the yarn for the hat on our trip and knitted in the car.  The hat was finished when we got home.  I also purchased the sweatshirt on the trip.  I started cutting the squares and rectangles out yesterday after  baking all morning.  Not too successfully I might add.  

Fortunately the sewing went a little better and I had the squares glued and sewed down by the evening.  Today I put the binding around the sleeve and outside and it's done.  Off to the PO tomorrow.  It has to go all the way cross county but I'm hoping it will be there by Christmas.

I decided to link this post to  NinaMarie post every Friday and invites other quilt artist to share a post on Off the Wall Friday.  Take a look there are always interesting post there.


  1. OOOO. I love the colors in the hat and sweatshirt project. I frequently cover sweatshirts with fabric - so fool proof and enjoyable to see the shirt come alive in creative and unique colors. Come see we on Off the Wall too. Merry Christmas!

  2. I too love the colors! Boy, I wish I were your grandkid!