Goal Accomplished

I signed up for One Monthly Goal at Elm Street Quilts and I'm happy to say that I finished a small quilt.  This top was pieced several years ago and put aside because I wasn't confident about quilting it.  I unearthed it when setting up my new sewing room last summer and decided it needed to be finished and donated.  I recently took a class on quilting with rulers on a home machine and thought I might be able to use that knowledge on this project.  I discovered that I'm going to have to put in a LOT more practice with the rulers so I quilted this by (mostly) stitching in the ditch.  It was shown at the January meeting of my quilt guild and given to our Pieces of Love project for donation to a charity that needs baby quilts.

Now to chose another project for February!


  1. Susan, what a wonderful finished quilt. I bet they were thrilled to receive it as a donation. I look forward to seeing what you choose next.

  2. Lovely finish. Thanks for linking up with Elm Street Quilts One Monthly Goal and congrats on your finish.

  3. I'd love to know more about your experiences with a ruler on a home machine! It sounds very intriguing to me. I'm going to buy a ruler foot very soon I think.

  4. How nice to uncover a UFO and make a nice learning experience out of it and then donate it to a good cause. A win win situation ! Cheers Mel

  5. Looks wonderful! So great to pull out an old finish and quilt it up! Quilting with rulers sounds really hard to me. Hope you figure it out.

  6. I'm behind in my blog reading. LOL

    Congratulations on your OMG. I was happy to see someone I "know" participating.


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