Monday, May 4, 2009

Finally, a quilt!

I'm realizing it has been a little while since I've shown actual pictures of a recent quilt.
I love this little boy quilt - my favorite pieces being the Heather Ross Fireflies fabrics including the dogs and the border stripe. The back is more of the tangerine mini-dot. This was another fun quilt to use up more of my orange and blue and brown collection. The quilting was done by a friend, Becky Heslop.
I made this quilt about a month ago a long with a couple of kits for the etsy shop. I had intended to write a post about it linking to the items but they are already gone! They found really nice homes, however, so I am very pleased. In fact, the quilt went to a nursery for a new baby boy and you have to check out his big sister's room here. So sweet!
Last week I finished a big commission project for a king-size top made up of 6" squares. It took a while! And I was reminded why I like making baby quilts so much. A much faster turn-around time! You get to move on to the next project/idea/pile of fabric so much quicker. So more baby quilt pictures to come this week!

19 comments:

  1. I really love your fun colors and love the extra border around the squares. It adds that little extra touch. I look forward to seeing more quilts this week.

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  2. What a cute quilt. I love the colors. The quilting is amazing!

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  3. Yay for baby quilts! I like how you quilted it.

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  4. This is a wonderful quilt...love the browns! And I just went over to the other blog...what an amazing room...thanks for sharing the link!

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  5. Cute colors. I instantly thought of Fall (oranges & browns) when I saw it, but after seeing the close-up picture, it's definitely a little boy quilt!

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  6. oooh, i looove the combination of colors for this quilt!

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  7. What a lovely quilt...I love the colors and the squares. The bubble quilting is wonderful and so perfect for the quilt to soften all the squares. Thanks for sharing!

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  8. Cute! My boss is currently collecting Heather Ross for her baby's quilt. I turned her into a Ross junkie and she's not even a quilter!

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  9. Very nice! Your quilting is wonderful... I'd be pulling my hair out if I attempted something like that!

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  10. This is such a cute quilt! I love the color combination.

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  11. I love it! The colors and layout are perfect. The quilting is to die for!

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  12. I love those quilted swirls!

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  13. Ooh, I love the colors, they look so retro. Adorable! You must be so busy! I'll have to drop by sometime and see these beautiful quilts and fabrics in person. :)

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  14. Great baby-quilt. Love the fabrics and the quilting!

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  15. cute baby quilt!! I too love how fast baby quilts come together :) Love your fabrics!

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  16. Amy,
    I must say that I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this sweet quilt and I know my soon-to-be-here Hudson will love it too. The colors, design, quilting - it is all amazing, but the one thing you can't get from the pics is how amazingly SOFT this quilt is!!! As I mentioned before, it is perfect in his nursery and was the "missing link" to the room's design. Hopefully soon I'll have pictures of his nursery. Thanks SOOOOOOOOO much!
    ~Jessica

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