Friday, December 28, 2012

Finish it Fridays - Step Down Tops

What a holiday season it has been - making presents, travelling, and the flu.  Yup, I am really having a fun time.  So today my finishes are really just tops, which are ready to go in the to-be-quilted pile.
I decided to get myself a Craftsy class for Christmas since they were having a sale.  I got Sarah Fielke's Big Techniques From Small Scraps - and so far I love it!  The first project was a mini using a step down piecing technique.  When I first saw this, I thought there is no way I am going to get this.  But I did and I made 2 tops.  Each top was created in one night.

The first top was made using some Little Apples scraps.  The second top was made using a charm pack of Tula Pink's The Birds and the Bees.  I have been using a lot of gray lately, so I thought I would switch it up some and use white.

And......both of these were made using my new sewing machine!  Yes, Santa left me a new machine at my parents house for Christmas.  I also got the flu for Christmas, so I haven't had much time to test it out.  Its a Brother and I am used to Singers, but it works great.  There are some new features that I am getting used to, and I already broke the needle.  Ooops.
Hoping I get more time to play during the long holiday weekend.
Linking up today with Finish it up Fridays at Crazy Mom Quilts and to Whoop Whoop Fridays at Confessions of a Fabric Addict.


  1. Those are adorable and YAY for the new machine!

  2. Those are wonderful tops, Mina! I may have to check out that class - looks like a great technique! Sorry about the flu but I hope you are much better soon! Whoop whoop!!

  3. Sorry to hear you've had the flu and hope you're feeling much better soon. These quilt tops are lovely - such a quaint pattern. Enjoy your new machine, I'm sure you'll get the hang of it in no time!

  4. Your tops are really cute! Have fun creating with your new machine too.