Twin Quilting

Quilting Twin

I thought I’d share this photo to show that I’m not just lazing around over here. 😉 One thing I’ve learned on this latest project – a twin quilt is bigger than it sounds! I am in the process of quilting it using my fancy new Bernina Stitch Regulator. Which I love by the way. I’m about 1/5th the way done and am hoping between nap time and the weekend, I’ll be binding by Sunday night.

I also had to share this next photo for everyone to see my “cage”. LOL Yep, this is what happens when you want to sew but have an adorable, 8 month old trouble maker crawling everywhere. We have a finished basement which is our playroom and I’ve put my sewing area down there so I can work while the kids play. Kyler loves getting under my sewing table and going straight for the cords! It’s funny because he will crawl up to the gate and cry, it’s almost like he thinks HE’S the one in the cage, not me! I’ve promised myself that after this quilt is done, I will clean up my space and take a proper picture to share. I swear I’m not normally this messy!

Sewing cage



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    November 13, 2009

    I love your cage! So nice when the cage stage is over. Cole did fine with it, but not Brynn, she’s a free spirit and hated the gates.

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    Katie B.

    November 13, 2009

    I could definitely use a cage at my house! I recently made a twin quilt for my son, and it was much bigger than I expected!

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    November 13, 2009

    That’s funny! My sister has a 12 month old and an almost 24 month old and the little guy HATES the cage! It doesn’t matter which side of it he is on, he just despises the lack of freedom…LOL! Probably a good safety feature in a combo playroom/sewing area!

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    Cascade Lily

    November 14, 2009

    I know the feeling – my 14mo monster, I mean adorable son, loves to push down on the foot pedal just when my fingers are near the needle. No gate option here sadly, as I sew on the dining room table.

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    November 14, 2009

    My baby Maude likes to play with the foot pedals too. Dangerous. I only quilt with the kids are sleeping, as a result. If i have to start stitch ripping past 10:30 pm I shut ‘er down! Glad we “met’ via Vicky . . I’ll be baaack!

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    November 15, 2009

    Love the cage! I used to sew in the kitchen but had to move to the dining room (which I will admit I like better except for the lack of a t.v.) because of my baby boy. He has now figured out how to open one of the gates so I can no longer sew while he’s awake. *sniff*

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    November 15, 2009

    Oh that cage looks familiar…

    Our den was one giant baby cage for the longest time until she started scaling over it to get to the good stuff. I’m hoping we can make it this Christmas without having to barricade the tree with it.

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      November 15, 2009

      Oh yes, the tree will be completely surrounded this year. I’m so bummed out! We were spoiled with Avery, she never got into much trouble with the tree. But Kyler is a menace and would pull the entire thing down otherwise. 😛

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    November 16, 2009

    Love the gate! My kids just got big enough they are not using the ‘play room’ so I took over the entire thing! No more play room, now its moms studio!

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