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I finished my Amy Butler Quilt!


Sometimes it takes a long time to finish a quilt. Almost a year ago, I got my Juki TL-010Q. My poor family… I spent the whole day figuring it out and playing with scraps to get used to how fast it sews. Then I ordered pizza for dinner. 🙂

After dinner I spent all evening and into the wee hours of the night sewing this Amy Butler Alchemy quilt top. I had a fat quarter bundle that got entirely cut into random pieces and sewn together bit by bit until the quilt emerged. Needless to say, my husband went to bed without me and I tip toed into bed hours later, not tired but feeling exhilarated with my new machine. Only my sewing friends will understand. 🙂


Then that quilt went into my ‘pile O’tops’ until I felt inspired last week to quilt it with wavy lines. And this week I finished the binding while getting caught up on Downton Abbey. Yes, I love to snuggle under quilts and bind while I watch TV.


This is the first quilt I’ve made that I’m keeping for myself. I’ve made quilts for everyone else in the family and I think I deserve it.


Besides, I could never giveaway this fabric. <3

So, what have you been sewing up this week? Did you make something with one of my free sewing tutorials or patterns? I would love to see! Tag me on Instagram @sewcanshe.

Happy Sewing!


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8 Comments

  1. Lorna McMahon says:

    What a sweet, sweet finish! Congratulations Caroline! Love, love, love that wavy line quilting. It’s such a fun and fast finishing technique. My fave! Your quilt is a beauty!

  2. Stephanie says:

    That quilt is gorgeous! I love the colors Amy Butler uses.

  3. sarah dunlop says:

    What a beautiful quilt!!!

  4. Bernie Kringel says:

    Caroline, Of course you should keep this quilt. It is so pretty. Love the first picture of that sweet girl holding the quilt. Thanks for hosting this link up. Enjoy your weekend.

  5. Cheryl Brickey says:

    Beautiful finish, I love the Amy Butler fabrics and colors you used. The wavy line quilting really adds a great softness to the quilt.

  6. Carole Gold says:

    Totally awesome finish that you will enjoy forever!

  7. Jenelle Clark says:

    Congrats on the finish! This is beautiful! I’m glad you’re keeping it for yourself. 🙂

  8. Karen Sopjes says:

    Love the quilt.

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