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Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Charlotte Baby Quilt Finish & WIP List

32"x 32" | Pattern: Charlotte from Three Times the Charm! by Me and My Sister Designs | Using Malka Dubrawsky's Stitch in Color & Kona White

Wow, I haven't posted about this one since the end of February! Time speeds by way too fast! This is my first baby quilt. There are no babies in my life, but I had a Stitch in Color charm pack and I thought it would go well with this pattern. I absolutely love the color! I'll be saving this until either we or one of my siblings have babies!

I quilted on the diagonal with yellow.

I was wishy-washy on selecting the binding for this one. I had actually already bought fabric for the binding (the cheater panel for Stitch in Color), but I changed my mind and ran to the fabric store. See, this is why I try not to plan ahead! ;) I do love the the stripes on the border. I'll admit that I had some pangs of selection regret as I was sewing it down, but in the end I came around!

I think one of my new favorite parts of quilting is posing quilts :D

 

This month's WIP list:
In Progress: Patchwork Prism 
No ProgressXs and Os | Sew Happy Geek QAL (I am *so close* to quilting this one, really!)
Finishes: Charmed Stars | Mother's Day Table Runner

A couple of things to check out:

  • I was mentioned over at at Pile O' Fabric! Make sure you head over there and check out the blogs on Alyssa's list. I love finding great new blogs to add to my reader!
  • This is week two of the Let's Get Acquainted Blog Hop! Check out this week's blogs:
    May 29 - Heidi from Fabric Mutt | Amy from Amy's Crafty Shenanigans
    May 31 - Jodi from Tickle and Hide | Libby from Miss Beau Jangles
    If you missed the past week or want follow the hop in the future, the complete schedule is over at Plum and June. It has been so fun meeting everyone and seeing the projects they come with each week! I hope you'll join us. I'm up next week!
Linking up at:
  May Finishes WIP Wednesday at Freshly Pieced

22 comments so far. What are your thoughts?

A Girl said... #

Your quilt came out awesome. Love the colors and love the striped the binding. Great job.

Lizzie said... #

I agree. The colors are GORGEOUS!

Celtic Thistle said... #

Your quilt is lovely, so bright and cheerful. The binding looks great too.

Looking forward to reading your Blog Hop post next week

Kelly said... #

Love that quilt Taryn!

The Sewing Chick said... #

Beautiful quilt! I love the bright colors and I think the stripey binding is a great choice!

Heather D. said... #

What an awesome little baby quilt. So bright and cheery!

Pile O Fabric said... #

Looks awesome! I love the binding good move changing your mind. I'm working on piecing my patchwork prism right now, my rows are not coming out even. :(

Amy said... #

Very nice quilt!

Kirsten N said... #

Such a great pattern and I love the colourful prints

Bethany (Make Me A Quilt) said... #

The baby quilt is so adorable! I love the binding. I also don't have any babies in my life, but I wish I did because baby quilts look so fun!

Lee said... #

That baby quilt is so bright and pretty! And that looks like a great start on your Patchwork Prism. I wish I had time to do that one! Thanks for linking up to WIP Wednesday. : )

capitolaquilter said... #

The binding is perfect - I change my mind by the time I get to that stage all the time. Love the skinny outer border, really a nice pop.

Elizabeth said... #

Wow! That is a really amazing quilt! I'm sure whoever ends up with it will really love it! I love how bright and cheerful it is and the white snowballs are so dynamic! Oh, and stripey binding? Absolutely the best kind of binding there is! Great finish! Thank you for linking up!

xo -E

Lindsay said... #

Adorable! Glad I'm not the only one who makes/keeps things for someday babies! :)

Katy Cameron said... #

I looks fab, so bright and cheery!

Sarah said... #

The baby quilt is gorgeous! Love the way those bowtie blocks look in the layout you created!

M-R said... #

Love your baby quilt, Taryn! It's so bright and cheerful! So glad you linked up to TGIFF!

JanetK said... #

That is one cheerful and bright and fun baby quilt! Can't wait to see how the Prism turns out too.

Laura said... #

So nice and bright!!! It's lovely. Thanks for linking up. :)

Emma said... #

Wow, your bow-tie quilt is stunning.

Jess said... #

I love this quilt - its definitely one of the nicest charm quilt patterns I've seen. Lovely, lovely work!

FarahLin said... #

That quilt is absolutely gorgeous! Love the bright prints and your prism patchwork quilt is looking great!

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