Friday, September 6, 2019

The Mario Quilt is Finished!

I'm excited that the Mario quilt is finished.  The pressure was on because this quilt suddenly had a deadline.  I started the center part of the Mario quilt during a quilt along at Cora's Quilts in 2014.

I longarm quilted it with my Circle Lord giant template board called Swirls.  It looks great!  Below is the pieced back.  It features Yoshi and a Mindcraft heart.  The top left is a pocket with a silky tag inside from my Levi jeans.  Our son has some serious sensory thing going on and he LOVES to feel silky tags.  Since the tags from my jeans were the "best tags" because they were silky and about 3" long.  I have a feeling we will be late for something because he is still rubbing the tag on his nose.  This is one of his amazing unique traits. :)

He loves the color purple, hence the big piece of purple on the bottom.  The label is sideways and hand written on the pocket at the top.  I placed the pocket sideways so that whatever treasure he put inside would not come flying out when he folded it.  He's pretty good with his folding skills.

Now he can make his bed with either side of the quilt on the top.

Besides fitting his twin bed.  It also fits his chair in his "office"

I made this quilt for my son.  He is going to 6th grade camp next week.  Sixth grade camp is a three day/two night camp that all of the 6th graders (and their teachers) attend.  It is about 45 minutes away from home.  They learn team building skills and have fun projects.  Most of the classroom activities take place outside.  He is soooooo excited!

I'm excited that I finished my September OMG (One Main Goal) already.  I wonder what else I can finish this month.

I'm linking up this finish at Elm Street Quilts for the September OMG Finishing Party.  It pays to link up!  I was the lucky winner for August (my birthday month).  See what our awesome sponsor, Latifah Saafir, sent me here.

I'm linking up at Alycia Quilts for Finished of Not Friday.


Glapha Cox said...

Cute quilt! You did a great job!

Lisa J. said...

This is such a great finish Kathy. I think I saw some of your progress on this quilt in 2014 because I recognize it. Nice quilted spirals as well.

Alycia~Quiltygirl said...

What a great quilt! Two sided!! If he is taking the quilt with him to camp he will be the envy of every kid!!! awesome!

Gretchen Weaver said...

Great, you got it quilted in time! Every stitch was quilted with love, he will feel that love while at camp.

The Joyful Quilter said...

You finished it?? Hooray!!!! I know Owen must be SEW excited. Hoping camp goes well!

Patty said...

Fabulous quilt! Thanks for linking up with Elm Street Quilts One Monthly Goal and congrats on your finish!

Danette said...

This is an awesome quilt for your son! I love how it can be turned on either side. This can be enjoyed for a lifetime - that is what is so fantastic about quilting.