Before the first quilt

Before I actually started piecing my first quilt, I did a bunch of prep work. Since I was new and I wasn’t sure how I was going to take to it, I went cheap. I read up about these magical things called layer cakes and fat quarters, but I had no way of buying them in Israel.

Ali Express to the rescue. You can get a lot of fabric in China. In a lot of cases, shipping to Israel is actually free. The prices are amazing. The quality isn’t great, but it’s certainly workable just to play around with. Continue reading “Before the first quilt”

My first quilt

I was so excited when I found out that my son and his wife were expecting! I could barely control myself from telling the whole world. Unfortunately. I wasn’t allowed to tell anyone. They told us when she was a couple of months pregnant, and I needed to wait a whole month before I could share the wonderful news with anyone.

I was pretty good. My son happened to call me when I was in the car with my friend, so of course she found out when I did. I swore her to secrecy. She was true and no one found out until they were supposed to. Continue reading “My first quilt”