THE NICHE OF A QUILTER, READER, PET LOVER, AND GARDNER

Wednesday, February 21, 2007

New Cutting Matt

Yesterday I took advantage of the sale on the huge cutting mats at Joann's and bought one. I love it because it's about 59 inches wide and it covers most of my cutting table. I have started hand quilting the small quilt and am enjoying every minute. Im really glad I bought that small pvc frame. It's so portable and light. It's perfect for my small quilts. I can sit and watch T.V till I'm ready to go to bed. It's when I get back to my quilting that I realize how much I really enjoy hand quilting. I basted the quilt on the floor and boy were my legs sore the next day, and that was just a 55 inch quilt. Well at least my legs got a work out.

7 comments:

May Britt said...

A dream of a cutting mat!!!

Veronica said...

Great mat! Is that music on your blog or am I hearing things?! lol

Love your pieced back. Been doing more of that myself.

Diana said...

I always wondered if those PVC frames worked! I do a lot of hand quilting, but I just use a wooden hoop.

Linda_J said...

got to have good tools for the job, right?

Too bad you could not get the quilt up on your cutting table instead of down on your knees. That is a hard way to go, girl!

Shelina said...

That is a great mat and a great quilt frame. I've been meaning to get to hand quilting one of these days.

Nancy said...

I'm so green with envy! I want one of those mats just can't make myself pay the $$$.

Mary said...

I like hand quilting too but do so little of it. I keep saying I'm going to pull a finished top out of the stack and just hand quilt it. The frame looks good - I left mine in GA because I hadn't used it in 4+ years since I use a hoop for smaller quilts.