My destiny is baby quilts. Which is ok – because I love them. With a baby quilt, you can finish in a weekend, use fun colors, and try out some ideas. Here is a recap of some baby quilts I have made in the last few months…
- This is based on an Elizabeth Hartman class from Craftsy. I love this quilt. I love the blue and the grey and the composed, funky vibe. This was made for a friend’s first baby. The only thing I would have done differently is quilt on the diagonal. My straight-line quilting always looks kind of meh.
- This quilt was started from around-the-world blocks I had from 2014. I made some turquoise and low-volume blocks to finish out what I needed. I love making these blocks – but they are decptively time consuming. This one will be donated to Project Linus.
- This is one of my favorite quilts I have ever made. But it did need one of those labels that says “This took forever!” This was made for a grandbaby of a coworker. I love this quilt – love all of the fabrics that I picked that should have special meaning for them. And I loved how much it was loved. I quilt to make something that will be loved. And this quilt will be loved. I also used some precious backing for this quilt. I love the birds and the roses.
- For a few weeks I was on a kick to get all of the quilts done for my 2018 Project Linus goal. This one had been pieced forever. I finally got it basted, quilted, and bound. I just love this quilt. So pink and pretty.
- Last, and probably least, is this acid trip. I had all of these orphan blocks I wanted to use up. So I threw them all in one quilt. Included are some abandoned curves, a wonky trip-around-the-world block, and a stopped EPP hexagon project. I know it is a lot. My grandmother used to use the phrase “cheap and cheerful”. I love that phrase. This quilt wasn’t exactly “cheap” when you consider the fabrics used, but it is cheerful and it used lots of scraps. This will be another donation to Project Linus.
Five baby quilts recapped!