See the original post here. His mother asked if I could make this quilt queen-sized. Thanks to my measure once/cut twice way of working, this quilt is just full-size now. But Liam's mom has assured me that he'll just be happy to have his quilt back. To attach something new to something that's been washed and loved for five years presents an issue. I had to figure out the batting I used then and then match it. Finally there was some deconstructing that had to happen. And you know what? I'm good! After five years of use, I really had to struggle to get the original binding off. This is another effort funded but Grandma Laurel!
I tend to not work cute. But omg is this cute or what? Teaching friends have a daughter who married an Australian and now lives in Perth. Kim is pregnant with her second child, a little boy. Grandma Marge asked if I would do a baby quilt and maybe something with an animal. Marge's request hit me just as I finished the two above big projects. And I found a very clever Elizabeth Hartman pattern, available here or at her website. Suddenly, these little bears were exactly what I needed to be working on. Before going any further, the studio needs a bit of a dusting and cleaning and organizing. Soon I hope to have these little guys in an actual quilt top.
It's snowing outside.
Very cold and blustery.
Good studio day.