Thursday, December 2, 2010

Mom's chemo and quilt top

So today is my mom's 4th chemo. Thanks be to God that the chemo has been doing its job. So as I thought about the long day of chemo she is going through (she does a 6 hour drip to reduce her symptoms, versus a 3 hour drip), I sewed the t-shirt quilt squares I have been working on into a quilt top.

This quilt is evolving as I sew it. I started with a plan, but it changed slightly. I like to let the quilting happen as it goes for these t-shirt quilts. They are so hard to plan from start to finish. I started out thinking it would be a quilt like I made my daughter awhile back, with batting and quilting and all. I have started wondering though, how it would be as more of a blanket. With a soft minkee type fabric for the back. Ummm cozy. Just what my mom might need for comfort this winter. I will be taking a trip to the quilt store to get some advice as to whether they think this is a bad idea. I'm not sure about sewing with minkee. It is difficult. I probably won't listen though if they discourage me from doing it this way.

Sorry about the bad photo. My daughter has my camera at college and I had to use my i-phone with poor lighting. And I know the oriental rug is not the best background to film on but I was too lazy to get a neutral sheet to put under it.

1 comment:

  1. I do hope your mother will soon be well and won't have to endure any more chemotherapy.

    I like your quilt very much - it's different from most of the other quilts I've seen so it's orignal.