A Boy's First Quilt
3rd Place - 2007 Edmond Quilt Guild Show
1st Place - 2004 State Fair of Oklahoma
2nd Place - 2005 OKC Winter Quilt Show
literally was the first quilt I made. I've began sewing in 2000, but had never been interested in
making a quilt until I saw this pattern by Nancy Barrett, a quilter and
designer based in Oklahoma City.
I loved the pattern, so I signed up for
Nancy's class and bought the pattern and started collecting a palette of
Unfortunately, the class was cancelled, but
I decided since I already had my supplies, I'd forge ahead and figure it
out for myself.
should have warned me that all those complex appliqué shapes might not be the best choice
for a beginner! It took me about six months to do all the cutting, piecing,
appliqué, and quilting, but I finally got it done and lived to make