Thursday, June 03, 2010

Kindergarten Quilt


Talia's kindergarten teacher is retiring after almost 30 years. A parent of one of her classmates wanted to make a quilt as a gift for the teacher. She had each child paint on fabric and then... she got stuck. She hasn't ever quilted before. I took over the job and decided to make the pieces into flowers and added stems, leaves, butterflies, the school photo and a colorful binding. It's a challenge to take over a project that wasn't your own idea. The only thing I would change would be the fabric she chose for the background. Everything else came out great. The teacher was overwhelmed when she received it last week. This is the first major project I have worked on in a long time and I have already started another since!
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3 comments:

SandyQuilts said...

WOW very creative.

Holly said...

I bet she was overwhelmed. That is gorgeous! The class photo was a nice touch.

Chris said...

It's beautiful Nikki and so creative!