Friday, July 5, 2013

Finish it up Friday!

Quilt stats

Name:  Baby Blue
Design:  4" squares
Size:  36" by 42"
Fabric: Stash fabrics including some prints from Sweetwater's reunion line, Camille's Happy Go Lucky and even some Cosmo Cricket's Salt Air, bound in Kona Ash, backed in stash flannelette 
Quilted: by me with Aurifil 50 wt in white



After selling a baby boy quilt in the last little while, I needed to get another classic baby boy quilt into the laundry basket inventory, just in case.  I went completely classic with this one.  Baby Blue.  Fresh boy colours with a splash of Kona Ash and Bahama Blue.  The owl print ran the show as the "boss fabric" and I added things from there.  I was happy to find the flannelette print in the right blue in the wall of fabric! 

I used my current favourite method of quilting... a fairly dense grid of stitching on either side of each square in my favourite thread, Aurifil 50wt in white.  The quilting looks so great on the back!  I bound the quilt in Kona Ash.  Perfect!  Here is is on the barn wall and ready to go into the laundry basket until a baby says, "Hey, that's mine!"

Linking up with Amanda Jean for Finish it up Friday!

14 comments:

  1. Very sweet quilt. The fabrics are adorable. Hopefully a baby speaks up for this one soon! I wish I had more babies in my life to make quilts for.

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  2. Such a nice little quilt! Lovee the owls. :-)

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  3. Look at those cute owls! Lovely job, Cathy!

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  4. Very sweet Cathy. I like the blue and grey together

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  5. This is so cute! Good work!

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  6. So cute! I love the backing, especially with the binding, just perfect!

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  7. This is so cute! And the quilting is great.

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  8. Gosh. so glad you are part of FVMQG!! love your posts.

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  9. Gosh. so glad you are part of FVMQG!! love your posts.

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