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Sunday, November 30, 2014

Damons Quilt



You may remember this quilt that I blogged about last month,
its for my nephew Damon who is a student at 
Sacramento State University.  He is a Mechanical Engineer Student.


I decided to go very masculine with his quilt and use recycled 
mens shirts and make string blocks...

I even talked his brother into helping me!
This is Damons younger brother Zane...he is also a student at
Sacramento State.  He loves to come and hang out with his crazy 
Aunt Julianne on the weekends..so I put him to work!  Its 
fantastic to see this 6' 3" handsome guy sewing! His 
grandmother would be so proud!


Probably needless to say, he is a dork just like me...
must be genetic! LOL!


He completed several blocks...and he did a great job!
I was so thankful for the help, lord knows I have a ton of stuff to 
get done for craft fairs and the holidays! He was a big help to me!


Heres where we left off...I put all of our blocks together 
and we have a good size top, now I just need to figure 
out borders and then wrestle with the longarm!  


Heres a close up...its pretty neat looking!  
I know Damon will love it, hes been wanting a new quilt
for quite a while and I know he will be thrilled!

6 comments:

  1. My Grandpa helped my Grandma to make quilts. He cut the fabric and made the patterns.
    Hugs

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  2. oh very cool. and he not only sewed, he let you photograph him sewing? Oh you need to send the photo along with the quilt ! Brother will be so amused!

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  3. Hey, this is really cool! How fabulous that his brother even contributed. I love it when men sew. I had a 16yo young man come to my house to sew a quilt top for his mom - he had zero worries about it reflecting on his masculinity, and I and his mom both thought it was the most awesome gift in the world.

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  4. wow so cool! what a great nephew and a great quilt! I love string quilts and am itching to make another

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  5. It looks great and it is fantastic that his brother helped.

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