Thursday, October 6, 2011

Baby Gift: Blue Bow Quilt

I know it's been a while. Feel free to blame my allergies and work for my absence. I am.

And I really thought I posted these pictures, so without further ado...

Blue Bows

From Southern Girl Quilts

I had a lot of fun with this quilt. From the free piecing to the challenge of how to hand quilt this beauty without taking away from the patchwork...

From Southern Girl Quilts

To the challenge of finding the right binding. Which was already in my stash, though it took a long time and a lot of convincing by several quilters (and my husband) that the binding wasn't too girly --since it was for a little boy...

From Southern Girl Quilts

I have to admit, it was a lot of fun to do this baby quilt. Granted quilting never feels like work to me (unlike sewing clothes which requires me to do a significant amount of drafting and fitting), but I was surprised how much this didn't feel like work. Though it was way, way, way outside of my comfort zone, I enjoyed every minute of this project.

Now off to figure out what my next free-piecing project will be.

After I finish my other quilting projects.

And sew a few shirts and dresses.

And *wink, wink* finish writing two quilting patterns.


  1. Very nice! I like what you chose for the quilting and for the binding.

    Aren't we always wishfully thinking about the tenth item on our to-do lists? :)

  2. I don't know which side I like best-front or back. Very nice. Love that binding.

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