Monday, December 12, 2011

A Finished Christmas Tree

A few weeks ago I inherited a huge amount of scrap fabric that had belonged to a fellow quilter who passed away.  Included in those bags full of scraps was a partly finished quilt top.  I thought the quilt was cute - cute enough to finish.  So I took a few seams apart, fixed a couple of crooked patches, appliqued a star on top of the tree and resewed a few seams that had nonexistent seam allowances.  Then I sandwiched it, quilted it and sewed the binding on.  I also put a sleeve on the back so that I can hang it up.  And this is what I ended up with.   
I think my quilty friend would be proud and happy to see her quilt top finished and hanging up for this festive season.

6 comments:

Pat said...

Good job, Hetty. I think most of us who quilt would be pleased if a good friend finished some of our UFO's and also took good care of our stash once we are gone!

wackywoman said...

Excellent. I'm sure your friend is smiling at you.

nicolette at dutchcomfort said...

I’m sure your quilty friend is proud to see this adorable finished quilt!

Barb said...

That is just fabulous, the tree looks great and your friend legacy lives on ....

Vicki said...

What a lovely way to honor a fellow quilter, she is smiling down on you. Also so nice to know that her stuff will be going to good use.

hakucho said...

A very nice tribute to your friend :)

Merry Christmas!