Monday, January 10, 2011

Baby Quilt in progress

I'm so excited. My older brother and sister-in-law are expecting their first child in May. I've started a baby quilt as a gift. It's a string quilt set in a diamond pattern. I used all fabrics from my stash. I'm so glad to use up all my brights! I even have enough fabric for the back in my stash. Stash busting, yea! (Although it hardly makes a dent. Still every little bit helps.) I still need to make more blocks and sew the top together - I took a break when my son was home from college over the holidays. I lost my sewing room as it reverted back to his bedroom. Now that he is back at school I can set up my machine and get going again. I thought you might like to see the progress. I've got a March 1 deadline to get the top done as it then gets sent out to be machine quilted. Sounds like enough time, but I'm notorious for 1/2 finishing quilting projects. This is a baby quilt - not a toddler quilt!




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5 comments:

  1. Ahh its SO pretty I want to quilt SO bad.

    Im actually snowed in my house right now.
    it might just be the perfect day to start!

    xoxo
    bB

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  2. Wow, so many bright colors! Being an aunt is so much fun! = )

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  3. Brianna: enjoy your snow day! It's snowing here right now and everything looks so pretty. Quilting is fun, I really enjoy designing things. The sewing gets a bit tedious for me though.

    Caroline: I can't wait to be an Aunt! I'm so excited.

    Thanks for reading!

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  4. This is awesome! Please tell me you took how-to pics. I'd love to see how you made this!

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  5. Amy - Thanks! I didn't think to take pictures while making it. I still have some more blocks to do so I'll try to take pictures and put together a quick instruction.

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