Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Max & Whiskers and Camille...what a fun combination!

I bought Camille's book last fall and have been ohhing and ahhing over it ever since.  I have a long-distance friend who is undergoing chemo and I wanted to make her something to help keep her warm, snuggly and wrapped in love during her long chemo treatments.  Because my quilting time is very limited due to surgery I needed to find something that I could do and make it a little more creative than straight blocks...which is what I usually do in a pinch...not saying that is bad, but sometimes I like to think I can do more.  Enter Camille's book Simplify and the pattern Coming Home...easy peasy, one charm pack, some Kona white and the blocks were cut, sewed and ironed in less than 4 hours!  I haven't selected the outer boarder yet, want to wait until all the blocks are sewn to decide what I want to do.  Although this pattern is a topper size, I think it will be perfect to cover her while she sits and waits to have that horrible  life saving medication enter her body.  I will post final pictures when done, but for today, this was a huge accomplishment for me.  I go back to work on Thursday so I am cherishing these last few days.


  1. Hey Lisa,

    Glad to read your back is improving :)

    Yes, I met Kellie last year. She's lovely. Very smart and talented. She loves to talk quilting. I didn't chat with her this time - she was always very busy. But I'd take a class with her in a heartbeat if I could! She might have a magic pill to cure my FMQosis! Oh, wait, YOU're the pharmasist ... haha!

  2. Lisa, I LOVE this quilt! It's fabulous. And what a truly lovely gift to make for your friend. She's lucky to know you. I hope she does well. Thanks for sharing.