Great Auntie Project--Cameron Joy

The problem with traditions is the definition.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary #2 states it like this:

"The delivery of opinions, doctrines, practices, rites and customs from father to son, or from ancestors to posterity; the transmission of any opinions or practice from forefathers to descendants by oral communication, without written memorials."

I had intended on making a quilt at the birth of every Great __ born, you know...

from foreaunty to descendants..that was the plan.

When my first great niece, Eliza, was born I made her a quilt...simple but sweet.

When my second great-niece was born, Kayley, I was in oldest son graduating from College, dog has puppies, best friend has life crisis, sidetracked mode...

Kayley has not gotten her quilt yet.

Shame on me!

Kayley....it is coming, you shall get it before you are two darlin!

Kayley's little sister was born on July 7th...little Cameron!!

Auntie Rhonda got her buns in gear in an effort to get my quilt at birth for the great nieces or nephews "tradition" back on track.

Today...drum roll please... I finished the machine quilting...oh man am I horrible at that part.

I stuck with it and made myself let the imperfections go...here are a few shots of the project.

Tonight I plan to sew the binding on...then getting it hand stitched by the end of the weekend -- hopefully this will allow me to send it in the mail before she is the ripe old age of one month...hopefully!

My next project is Kayley's very belated birth quilt...

then Eliza is expecting a little brother or sister in December!

Hurray for traditions...

I adore them and look forward to keeping this sweet little one going!!!


Faith said...

It's loverly, Nanty RhoRho! I envy your and Cindy's ability to create these amazing and warm pieces of artwork. So so loverly.

Julie said...

It's awesome Rhonda! Your quilting is great! Very cute!

Cindy said...

It turned out so dang cute. And you know what I say about your machine quilting.....!!!!

How 'bout we use our Tuesdays to start creating baby quilts? We both have lots of cute patterns.

Jenny said...

that quilt is so darn cute! I love the applique!