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Gone Quiltin’ – Baby Quilts for All!

Sweet Tooth Quilt and Magnus

It’s hot outside and my wrists hurt!

This has been my basic lament/excuse for abandoning my knitting this summer. And it’s true—there’s heat waves happening all over, and I’ve been working on my laptop nonstop, which makes my wrists tired and sore. I know, I know… I should type on an ergonomic keyboard and wear wrist braces and all that jazz. But I like working on my couch, my feet kicked up. What’s the point of working from home if you can’t lounge on the couch, I say?

Anyway, the point is that I haven’t felt like knitting. But the crafting demon inside me must be fed, so what do I do? I start quilting. A LOT.

I’ve now made two baby quilts (from this great, free pattern) and I’m onto a third one of my own creation. And I’ve only been quilting for a month, people! That’s some quick project turnaround… I think I get what these quilting people have been raving about all this time!

Do any of you dabble in quilting? Have any tips or tricks for me?

Laura Birek
Nocturnal Knits

2 Comments to Gone Quiltin’ – Baby Quilts for All!

  1. Sue Lees's Gravatar Sue Lees
    August 19, 2013 at 4:29 pm | Permalink

    I love the rainbow quilt. Do you have directions for it? Actually I like all your quilts. You have been very productive!!

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