finished my teal ikea fabric "cheater" quilt (cheating because it's backed with a fleece, not really quilted):
and last saturday, karoline made this sunny, cheerful lap quilt. it's backed with black satin (that's what she wanted):
she still has to hand-stitch the binding on the back side, but then it's done. i'm so pleased that she wanted to make something. i guess we actually are influencing by example.
so we're already getting good use out of the new machine:
next up, a fairy costume for sabin's upcoming school play--she's playing a fairy in sleeping beauty. these are the materials i bought to make it:
and i'm going to try out a few of the fancy stitches the machine can do and sew these felt flowers to a ready-made pillow case i bought in ikea: