Sunday, January 12, 2014
Phew! Close Call!
I'm making another "memorial" quilt for a friend. His mother had passed this year, and he wanted a quilt made from her clothes.
I've been working on it periodically over the last few months with the intent of "ramping it up" after the holidays. The clothes are Oxford shirts in these wonderfully vibrant colors. I'm making a type of pinwheel block, setting them with strips made from her pure white shirts.
Sometimes one can get lazy - since the lady wore these blouses all the time you would assume the colors have set, right? Something made me suspicious of this gorgeous red blouse. I tested it at the very last minute - DOH! Good catch! You can actually see it bleed!
Glad I took that extra step!