Thursday, April 4, 2013

Friday Finish... Soft and Pretty in Pink

 Quilt stats

Name:  Soft and Pretty in Pink
Design:  Wonky Stars 10.5" blocks
Size:  66" by 74"
Fabric: stash fabrics
Quilted: by me with Aurifil 50 wt in white

I finished this  during spring break.  This is a quilt I made as a gift for a dear lady.  She really loves pink and roses and all those soft florals that I had lingering in my stash from years gone by.  I have been calling this quilt "holy pinkness" but think I should actually come up with something soft and romantic to call it.  It was fun to make because I was really able to embrace the pink and the flowers and just let it happen in all its femininity. I used a variety of backgrounds for the wonky stars and solid pinks in several shades with low volume prints in pink and white.  The binding is a tone on tone floral print from the stash and the back is a pink on white print.  Holy pinkness!  I cannot show you the label but there is one.  I free motion wrote a message.  I love doing that.

Quilted simply on each side of the blocks in Aurifil 50 wt in white, this quilt will be perfect for a soft snuggle quilt on the couch while having a nap or watching a movie.

Linking up with Amanda Jean for Finish It Up Friday!



  1. Hi! Love your quilt,so pretty!
    Thanks for sharing!

  2. Beautiful quilt! Very soft and romantic, like you said.

  3. It turned out beautiful! I really like how you mixed up the background colors

  4. That is very lovely! Right up my alley. When I first started reading quilting blogs, they would say something about keeping it from being too pink and I was always confused - how can it get too pink:)

  5. Holy pinkness, Batman! :o) It's a beautiful finish and I love the simplicity of the quilting you did. Great job!

  6. Super! It is soft and feminine without being too in your face pink and rosy! (In the pictures anyway). She will love it!!

  7. So cute!
    i love the wonky stars!

  8. Such a lovely quilt. It seems for romantic, lol. I hope she loves it!

  9. I too am partial to pink and absolutely LOVE the 'holy pinkness' quilt! Which reminds me I must start nagging my dh to put up a clothes line in my back yard!