Thursday, December 31, 2009

Ready for quilting

I finally sat down and pin basted Justin's king size quilt. I had been avoiding it because I don't have any floor space big enough to lay it all out.

I have a twin size kitchen so I could only lay out 2/3 of the quilt at first. That's my fridge over on the left. I just rolled and smushed the last 2 rows over there. It took me a half hour just to get it all smoothed out and ready to pin. I'm sure it's not perfectly smoothed and pinned but it will work out OK when I get to the quilting part.

I thought I would show you my little pin holder. My son Robbie made this for me at one of those Home Depot workshops. It has hearts around the outside and the lid has a wooden heart on the top. It was a Valentine's Day project. WOrks great for holding my pins plus it reminds me of Robbie each time I use it :)


Jackie said...

I had to chuckle when I read that you had a twin size kitchen! Lovely box!

Barb said...

what a wonderful will always cherish that box!!

Love the quilt!

Morah said...

I too re-read it a few times ..."a twin sized kitchen!" LOLOL!!! Do you hand or machine quilt. If you are smooshing on the floor, I can't imagine a DSM! I've only done twins on mine.

Jane's Fabrics and Quilts said...

Great quilt, but pinning, I really do not like that part at all! Such a sweet box!