If any of you have daughters, nieces, etc. under the age of 18 then you probably have heard of the boy band, One Direction. My niece Kennedy is a huge, huge fan of this group. If she could, she would be president of their fan club, quit school and follow them all over the world. These guys really do have an interesting story. A few years ago they had not even met.
expert from their website:
The making of One Direction
What is kind of funny is that I actually remembered watching this show when
Simon Cowell joined this boys into one group.
Why am I posting about 4 guys from London
and 1 guy from Ireland?
Of course I am going to be into anything my niece is interested in.
Reason # 2–
I might as well make her a quilt. So here is my One Direction Quilt top.
If any one knows these guys personally I would love to send the quilt to
them to autograph, but in the mean time my plan is to embroider
Niall (on the irish flag)
on each of the flags.
I thought this was perfect timing to show this during the London Olympics.
The British flag is from a pattern by Michelle Kunigisky
of Busy Bee Quilt Designs called Victory Garden.
I must admit the Irish flag was my own design. Ya okay, it is three strips of fabrics.
Kennedy and I may have to go into business selling these quilts.
If you don’t see a blog post from me in a long time, you will probably know that
Kennedy and I have gone on the road as
President of the One Direction fan club
maker of One Direction quilts.
One side note– I must really like the British Flag becasue I have also made one using a Cabbages & Roses line of fabric. Wouldn’t this quilt make a precious baby quilt for Prince William and Kate?
Maybe I could go to London to decorate their future nursery. I could probably work it into
the One Direction tour scheldule.
Okay, back to reality!