At last I can share this finish with you all. I am so excited to show you my niece's quilt that I finally finished for her.
This quilt is made using her soccer and hockey jerseys she accumulated over the years. She has played soccer since she was 4 up until last year as a goal with her university. She played hockey for many years with the town teams and her high school.
This quilt has been a long time coming. Her mom brought me the jerseys over 2 years ago, but for some reason I just couldn't get my head around putting it together. I was worried about ruining the jerseys. They are all made from a stretch knit and different weights; some are warm up jackets, some mesh like fabrics.
However, once I got my head around making it, it went together rather easily. My biggest obstacle was the weight when quilting it. I wanted to do more free motion quilting but it was just too heavy to manoeuvre. I had to do more quilting with the walking foot.
|free motion soccer ball|
|She's number !|
|back with large hockey jersey|
|here she is on Christmas day!|
Did you make any special gifts for Christmas?