Saturday, June 27, 2009

Capri's Quilt


Capri Andalucia Quilt- Front
Originally uploaded by LHBC Nicole.
Sorry this is a bit later than I promised.....I also think I said I would show 2 quilts, but only one is finished. More to come, I have a HUGE stack of WIPs. Anyway, here is the big reveal!

My sister didn't find out ahead of time if her baby was a boy or a girl. With 3 boys I took a chance (and trusted her husband who promised a girl), and planned for a girl. I started this at my Toronto quilting weekend in April and finished about a month ago. Capri was born during the quilting weekend. I had started this quilt, but did have plan B boy quilt materials waiting just in case. I would have completed it faster, but my machine was being ridiculous. I swear I quilted this quilt 3 times, and ripped it out twice. I was frustrated enough, that I went and got a new machine less than a week later. (and I am in love. Seriously!) Anyway, back to the quilt, if I hadn't specifically picked out the fabric with Jenny (my sister) in mind, it would have been harder to give away. As it was, I was so excited to give it to her, that I held onto it for a month so I could see her reaction in person. :) (if you want to see the back etc, clicking on the picture will take you to my flickr photostream. There are more pics there)

I should have lots to share soon. Not only do I have 3 quilt tops just waiting to be quilted, but Janelle is coming from Toronto. I also want to show off my new baby.....er....machine.

7 comments:

Natalie said...

What a beautiful quilt! But then again, all your projects are amazing. And "Yay" for Jenny! Tell her congratulations on the new little girl. I'll bet she's just gorgeous. Do any of your siblings have blogs besides Natalie? P.S. I'm feeling like we need another get together...soon!

Natalie said...

I love it. The more I see it the more I want to make one for Holly. But, I don't know if I can. We will have to see.

Kim said...

Oh my gosh Nicole, that is BEAUTIFUL! LOVE IT!!!!

Btw, got your email, things have been crazy. I would LOVE to see you and meet Janelle also! Come up and play!

Lisa R.D. said...

Beautiful quilt! I'm so happy about your new arrival (Bernina's such a cute name too!). :)

Kalyn said...

Man why didn't I get the crafty gene? It is gorgeous Nicole. well done!!!

shanna said...

What a pretty quilt!

Jeff, Elizabeth, Caleb and Jake said...

I love it! I'm also excited you got a new machine. What kind did you get?