Saturday, March 3, 2012
Swaps and Gifts
Before Christmas, I had mentioned to Jacey that I don't have a hand knit hat for myself. I make them all the time, but they are always gifts for friends or family. So she suggested that we do a swap. She would knit a hat for me and I would make a mini quilt for her. So I planned, and planned, and planned some. Ordered fabric and waited for it to arrive and before I knew it, Jacey was done with my hat and I hadn't even started on her mini. SO I told her to hang on to my hat until I was done and we decided to do our swap when we met up in Birmingham in early February. I knew she shared my love for the TV show Firefly and it's companion movie Serenity. And being the geeky crafter that I am, I used this as my inspiration for the mini quilt that I came up with for her. Darci of Stitches and Scissors and I have been chatting back and forth since we met at Sewing Summit last year. And I am so happy that we have become friends. I was having a rough week a little bit ago and she made and sent me this beautiful mini quilt!! Christina's birthday, I tried so hard to think of something that she wouldn't make for herself. So again, I turned to my geeky side and decided to make a little mini quilt for her inspired by Dr. Who. More specifically, one of her favorite quotes.