Thursday, January 26, 2012

February Wall Hanging

I finally had to take time to finish this project I made for my Mom.
She is in a care center and I made this for her door.
This is a pattern from Joined at the Hip called "Button Up."
You make a foundation to hang on the wall/door . . . 
. . . then, a separate panel buttons on this foundation: one for each month.
I chose 3 different buttons from my button box to complete the patchwork feel.
I actually started this project a few weeks ago, got the foundation done and the month of January slipped away from me.
Lots of Texture. 
The finished project. 
So, I had to put the January panel at the bottom of the pile . . . on to March!

20 comments:

  1. Your mother is going to love this holiday wall hanging.

    The quilting texture is wonderful. Good job!

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  2. This is wonderful! How fun to have the two layers like that, with the monthly changes. I love your quilting. Your mom must love getting these from you. If you feel like sharing it at this week's TGIFF linky, folks would love it. :D It's at my place this week, and if you feel like it, here's the post url: http://whatahootquilts.blogspot.com/2012/01/tgiff-host-spot-12712-ufo-finish-ri.html

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  3. Wow it's really 2 quilts in one, or is it 13 quilts in one! Feb is just incredible. Your mother is going to love it. I can't wait to see March and all the other months. Just beautiful!

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  4. your fmq is fabulous - i'm sure your mum is really loving it

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  5. This is such a neat idea. Your Mum will love it I'm sure. Absoutely fabulous FMQ !

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  6. If this hangs at her door, I'm sure she will have lots and lots of visitors, it looks so inviting. Very nice indeed!

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  7. simply beautiful quilting! great idea!

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  8. This is so beautiful - and I love the way it can be changed each month :)

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  9. Oh wow, what a thoughtful gift for your mom! It's beautiful and your FMQ is fantastic. Great job! Thanks for linking up to TGIFF!

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  10. Oh I bet she will love this, every month something new. Quilting is just beautiful. I love how you give the quilt "motion" with your quilting.

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  11. What a delightful wallhanging - love the idea of a base and then you can button a new one on. Your quilting is outstanding, think I'll go hide now.

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  12. Wow! Very pretty wall hanging and awesome quilting

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  13. Wow, that quilting is fantastic!

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  14. So cute, you did a beautiful job on the quilting too : ) If you enjoy link up parties, I have one every Monday for smaller projects and inspiration called Little Quilt Monday.


    http://piecefullife-elizabeth.blogspot.com/search/label/Little%20Quilt%20Monday

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  15. Awesome quilting! It really makes it special! Whoop Whoop!

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  16. What a wonderful idea! And you did a beautiful job on this one. Love your quilting!! :o)

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  17. I love it! Your mom will love it Ann!

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  18. Love the February wall hanging. It will make your mom's place so much nicer. Your quilting is great too!

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  19. That's beautiful, Ann - what a great idea!! And your quilting is fabulous!! Whoop whoop!!

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