From the very start, Grandma and Kamree decided to do a large HST quilt. Kamree came up to my house and we played with HST layouts on EQ7. In the end, the Chevron won out. Then it was back to Grandma's to raid her stash of pinks and blues ;)
I got to teach Kamree how to sew HST's while Grandma was helping some of the other girls with their bags. She took to it like a pro :) And when she finished them all up Grandma showed her how to sew the blocks into a quilt top. Didn't she do a marvelous job lining up all her seams!!
Once the quilt top was all done Grandma helped Kamree with a pieced back using some of her favorite prints from Grandma's stash that got vetoed for the front. (Yes, the flamingo's and puppy dog prints are cute, but this is going on her bed and mom wanted a calmer look so they got sent to the back :)
Then it was time to load the top and back on the long arm. Once again, Kamree took to it like a pro!!! She did all of the quilting herself with Grandma watching over. Kamree quilted all over loops in the pink chevrons.
And in the blue chevrons she did this cute wiggle design. I love this and she did such a great job with her spacing!
At the bottom of the quilt, Grandma helped Karmee put her name into her quilt as well. So fun!!
And last but not least, time for binding. Kamree machine stitched her binding on and did a great job. That is a lot of quilt to manage and she really did keep her stitches straight and right on the edge. I mean look at that perfect corner ;)
And best of all Kamree loves her quilt and (most of the time) loved making it :) Great job Kamree!! Your quilt is absolutely beautiful. You worked so very hard on it and now you get to enjoy snuggling under it each night. Yippee!!!
So ya, I am a super proud Auntie!!! As I should be right?? Kamree worked so hard and did a fantastic job!! You would never guess this was her first. This is what we gave her for her Birthday last month and I am so excited to see what she does with it :)
I can't tell you how happy it makes me to see the joy of quilting being passed down a generation. It just makes me grin from ear to ear. I have already been imagining Round Robin quilts with Grandma and the Nieces and Aunts in a few years. Oh, how fun that would be. Something to look forward to for sure ;)
Have a Happy Quilting Day!!
Well done Kamree that is one fabulous quilt. Love your fabric, colour and pattern choices they all work so well together. I'm also very jealous that you got to play on a long arm machine and I haven't. What a great job you did of the quilting.ReplyDelete
Congratulations Kamree on making your first quilt. It is absolutely gorgeous and your quilting is great. Can't believe you are only 10. Well done.....ReplyDelete
It is sew nice to see the art of sewing and quilting passed on to the next generation.
Been reading your blog for a few weeks now as I am new to quilting and stumbled onto to this somehow and have thoroughly enjoyed it. Anyway, I am TOTALLY impressed with Kamree's quilt! She did a wonderful job It is soo pretty and straight and everything, and as a new quilter I know first hand, it isn't easy! So kudo's to her!ReplyDelete
Wow Kamree...a great job on a lovely quilt! The quilting is amazing! Congratulations!ReplyDelete
Wow! That is a great quilt! I love the design. I can't believe how awesome her quilting looks. You should be very proud, Kamree!ReplyDelete
That's so wonderful! The quit is beautiful Kamree! Great job! It makes me so happy to see a young girl learning to sew and quilt!ReplyDelete
That quilt is adorable! I'm amazed at her machine quilting. I hope she will make more quilts in the future!ReplyDelete
Congratulations, Kamree! You did a great job and every time you look at it, snuggle under it, feel its warmth protecting you --- remember the love of the people who helped you make it.ReplyDelete
You are now an official member of the newest quilting generation!
Oh Kamree, you rock! Your quilt is absolutely beautiful and so worth the hard work you put into it! Congratulations!ReplyDelete
Great job for sure!! :)ReplyDelete
The quilt is beautiful! I'm just sick that she does better machine quilting that I do! Blech!!!!ReplyDelete
What a wonderful Grandma (and aunt too)!!!! She did an amazing job on her piecing and her quilting and should be very proud of her finish.ReplyDelete
Gorgeous quilt! Way to go Kamree!ReplyDelete
She did a great job on all aspects of the quilt. I wish I could do such a good job on the quilting.ReplyDelete
Great job, Kamree!!! You should be quite proud! Your quilt is beautiful!! :)ReplyDelete
Yes, you should be proud. I wish I had a young child to teach quilting too. She has done a great job on the quilting too. I cannot do that on a long arm.ReplyDelete
Great job, Kamree! You've made a beautiful first quilt.ReplyDelete
Wow! I am so impressed. I am making my first quilt now and would love to have a grandma like that help me out.ReplyDelete
wow very impressive. she must be one proud little girl. and all of you ladies that helped too. I think she has the bug. it will be fun to see what the next few years bring for sewing as a family.ReplyDelete
I am impressed! That's a really big finish and she did all the fmq-ing on it too. I haven't even taken that step yet and when I do it will have to be done on a home machine, which is probably why I haven't taken that step yet!ReplyDelete
Well done Kamree. You have done a fantastic job for your first quilt!ReplyDelete
Wow, she did a PHENOMENAL job :DReplyDelete
So great! Well on her way!ReplyDelete
Such a beautiful quilt! I can see why you are so very proud! She puts me to shame with that FMQ!ReplyDelete
How how pretty. She actually sews straighter than I can!ReplyDelete
What a wonderful story!! Kamree sure did a fantastic job on her quilt. I'm so jealous of her skills! If she is this good now, can you imagine what she'll be able to do in 5 years??? I bet she'll be one of the youngest quilt bloggers on the internet!!! Please keep us posted on what she does with her birthday present!! I can't wait to see it! Happy quilting!
Please tell Kamree congratulations!! What a wonderful thing to finish a quilt, and especially at such a young age!! It looks great, and her stitching is so good for a beginning quilter!! And there is a book out by Jill Finley of Jillily Studios with ideas for family quilting retreats called "Stitched Together" I got it a little bit ago and it's a good book. Have a great day!! Hugs, H in HealdsburgReplyDelete
Kareem made an amazing quilt! What a talented girl!ReplyDelete
Thanks for sharing pictures of Kamree's first quilt. What a beautiful quilt. Great job, Kamree.ReplyDelete
Congrats,Kamree!!! What a cheery, colorful quilt!ReplyDelete
That's a beautiful quilt, Kamree! You did a fabulous job! Welcome to the world of quilting :). Do you have the bug now? Hope you have a lot of fun with those great birthday precuts!ReplyDelete
That's awesome,! Kamree did a great job!ReplyDelete
Can't wait to see what she makes for her second quilt.
kudos to Kamree! What a awesome job!!!ReplyDelete
Great job Kamree. Maybe also a future blogger.ReplyDelete
That's gorgeous. She did such a great job!ReplyDelete
great job! congrats on the first finish :)ReplyDelete
What a sweet post. Yay to you Kamree.ReplyDelete
Great Job Kamree! Love your quilt!ReplyDelete
How fun! That is a really cute quilt and she did a great job!ReplyDelete