I have a confession. I haven’t read all the Harry Potter books, but I’m now making two different Harry Potter quilts.
I’m currently listening to the Prisoner of Azkaban audiobook with my 15-year-old son via Audible.
I’m a voracious reader. I originally waited to read the Potter series with my kids. I started reading the first book in the series to my son when he was in second grade. After a few nights of reading at bedtime, he finished the book on his own, and then devoured the entire series. Ever since, he’s been a wildly enthusiastic Harry Potter fan. He’s listened to all the audiobooks multiple times, and watched all the movies.
Despite my own lack of Harry Potter knowledge, when I spotted not one, but two, different Harry Potter quilt-alongs, I couldn’t resist.
Kelli Fannin of Seriously I Think It Needs Stitches and Lorna of Sew Fresh Quilts started two different Harry Potter quilt alongs in January. Why do both? Because I’m sew crazy, and quilt obsessed. I figure when I finish these, my son will have two different quilts that he can rotate on his bed.
Both these quilt-alongs are absolutely free – patterns are released every Saturday morning.
Also, Kelli Fannin designed an earlier Minecraft quilt-along. I sewed two Minecraft quilts from her quilt-along. I’m embarrassed to say, I finished piecing the tops, but I haven’t quilted them. One thing that I’ll eventually write about on this blog is finishing. I love piecing, but I find quilting on my domestic laborious and time consuming. I could pay for a long armer, but my budget doesn’t allow that right now. However, I’m determined to finish all my unquilted quilt tops within the next 18 months or so. Stay tuned.
One Reply to “Two Harry Potter quilt-alongs”
COOOOL!!!!!! So glad to have you quilting along!