So. (Or should I say, SEW?) When my 5th graders needed a song for our completion ceremony last year, my friend Cindi suggested the song from Zootopia, "Try Everything." I have since decided that's the story of my life.
Last year this time I was addicted to cross stitch, and I still love it, but my right thumb is giving me some problems so it's kind of painful. But I love me some Pinterest, and a few months ago started a Quilting board. Now, I have long been a fan of quilting stores because I love fabric, but I never really thought about quilting.
But then I started thinking that it's kind of like a puzzle, and that interested me. And I saw posts about free-motion quilting on the machine, and that interested me. So I decided to teach myself.
I didn't take a picture of the first quilt I made, which I didn't piece. I just slapped two pieces of flannel together with some batting inside and quilted it for my friend's baby.
But then I wanted to do something for Christmas and heaven knows I have a TON of Christmas fabric, so I made this: