Monday, October 1, 2012

Getting Pregnant and Sew Again

Yes I am pregnant for 21 weeks as for today :)  So so so happy and excited for sure :)
That announcement explains why I didn't do any sewing or updating my blog.  The first trimester I was totally a lazy bump, not interested at all with sewing :D  Entering the fourth month, like a magic, I gained my spirit again.  

I joined the Quilt Along with the tutorial from Amalie at Desi Quilters and made two balls...Yep they will be the first toys for my baby later on ^,^  Both of them are hand stitched :)  Check them out!

Then...there's September Challenge at DQ as well and I hop in once again...I think my baby will be creative? hahahah...God bless him/her :) 

The rule is to make a wholequilt with a size no less then 18"x24".  So I decided to make a table runner with 18"x44" size.  I got the embroidery design from this page, it's free of course :)

Here's the list of my frown and happy face during the making:
  • I found that my basic automatic Singer 8280 sewing machine cannot do the free motion quilt and embroidery, since the 'feed dog' cannot be dropped down by default :(
  • So...I have to hand embroidery the flowers :)
  • I chose the wrong color for the embroidery :(  why didn't I opt for white? 
  • My MIL will love it and she can use it for Advent weeks before Christmas, that uses purple as its liturgical color :) 
  • I joined the DQ Challenge finally :) 
Now please check the close-up photo of the flower basket embroidery :)

See you soon with my pending posts :) ...


  1. Here's a suggestion if your feed dogs cannot be dropped. Turn the stitch length to zero and quilt on! I do that on my HV and it works... Sometimes I have found FMQing with a little stitch length actually helps me move my fabric better! :)

  2. Hello, I had the pleasure of me goes on this blog, the atmosphere, the quality of the facilities , the feeling of freedom be you earn yours come here , I can say many things but go there you will see for yourself !

  3. I just want you to know that this blog will really help me to broaden my knowledge. thank you
    voyance gratuite en ligne

  4. Thank you for sharing, this information is useful to me,good quality.

  5. Congratulations to the site it is very nice to be more interactive and more originale.De it has a lot of content and links.

  6. Your site is simply and gorgeous. Bravo you kiss
    voyance gratuite mail

  7. Hello, I love your blog it's really nice
    continued like that for the rest of it is really perfect believe me.

  8. Hello, I love your blog it's really nice
    continued like that for the rest of it is really perfect believe me.

  9. Surtout ne changes rien, c’est merveilleux de venir sur ton site .
    Bien à Toi et bonne continuation.

  10. Bravo pour ton blog !! Et surtout, merci pour ce contenu qui me fait toujours plaisir!!
    voyance en ligne

  11. Merci pour le partage. Félicitations pour un très beau site

  12. Franchement c’est un super blog grâce a ce site j’ai appris beaucoup de chose j’adore ce blog continue ainsi …
    voyance gratuite par téléphone

  13. Bravo ! Votre blog est l'un des meilleurs que j'ai vu !
    voyance gratuitement par mail

  14. This blog has a lot of friendliness and a warm welcome
    thank you very much

  15. Vraiment très intéressant. Bonne continuation à vous !


Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...