Here's the short of it:
Last week consisted of house hunting, inspections, cooking, cleaning, packing, playing with Max, and spending summer time with my currently at home husband.
And I made a quilt!
Etsy Link for Custom Quilt Order
A friend and former student of my husband's placed and order with me last week. There is a new addition to her family and she and her father decided to order a personalized infant quilt.
Apparently they really enjoyed two blankets I made for my son, Max. We worked together and came up with their special blanket. I really like it! If it looks a little familiar that is probably because some of the fabric was used in my first quilt ever!
I still have the handmade quilt my paternal grandmother made for me. Sadly I have already packed it, so I am unable to share it at the moment. Almost 30 years later, I still love it. Once we get into the new house I will unpack and find it all over again. Since I had never made a quilt before I used my grandmothers quilt as a guide, that and some useful Internet sites. I must also say proudly that I used my maternal grandmother's sewing machine to make Max's quilt. I still have the machine too, I still use it for special projects or going thru a tough pair of denim.
The other blanket which inspired my friend was the simple knit blanket I made for Max after he was born, free pattern. We used the vibrancy and pallet of this blanket combined with the pattern of the first. Overall I was very happy with this project and I really enjoyed making a quilt again.
Now, on to Knitting... All of the windows in the house are open, the rain has stopped and I sense the leaves about to change. September is almost here... Hat Weather!
Check back at the end of the week to see what ends up on my needles!