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Happier Crib Quilt

Remember this happy pile?
Here is project #1 from Deena Rutter’s Happier fabric collection for Riley Blake. Potential pattern in the process. The fun part of this is it’s going to hang in Deena’s booth at Market. I’ve always thought that would be pretty cool to have a quilt of mine displayed at International Quilt Market. And the cooler part is that this is the one time I’ll actually be able to see it there in person!  I’ve got a second quilt out of this fabric as well and I like it even better than this one.  To be shown soon!
 I just love bias striped bindings.
Scrappy pieced back. That big tree print is my favorite of the collection.
I’m also very fond of the pink with orange polka dots.

Life feels a bit crazy. Can’t believe Market hits SLC in less than two weeks! Very excited and slightly overwhelmed!

Thoroughly enjoyed watching the Royal Wedding. My favorite was when they showed the shots of the crowds waving Union Jacks and singing Jerusalem. I’ve loved that song since Chariots of Fire. Makes me weepy and very ‘homesick’ for England. I need a crumpet.

And finally, the winner onf the Canton Village Quilt Shop giveaway is:
kimmie’s quilt’s said…

I just found her shop wow! nicely done and everything is so easy to get too! My favorite is everything but if i have to pic something i would say the thread boxes, my birthday is coming up!! 
I’ll be in touch!

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36 Comments

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    A.J. Dub.
    May 2, 2011 at 6:04 am

    That is really cute! I have something similar in my sketch book but I like yours ever so much more! Great fabrics too!

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    Nedra
    May 2, 2011 at 6:15 am

    Great little quilt. Love the fabric line, too.

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    angela
    May 2, 2011 at 6:50 am

    Super cute quilt!!! Love your design

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    Linda
    May 2, 2011 at 6:55 am

    The quilt turned out to be beautiful! I love the striped binding, too!

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    Helen
    May 2, 2011 at 7:02 am

    Sweet quilt – I particularly like the stripy binding! The fabric line looks lovely, I'm looking forward to seeing the 'other' quilt!

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    OhioMomPatriot
    May 2, 2011 at 7:20 am

    This really shows off the marvelous fabric! The binding sets it off so cheerfully!

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    Char @ Crap I've Made
    May 2, 2011 at 7:32 am

    The stripey binding is making me WAY happier than it should.

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    Debbie
    May 2, 2011 at 7:37 am

    Darling quilt! Love the binding too!

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    Des
    May 2, 2011 at 7:52 am

    Can't wait to see it! Love a striped bias binding!

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    Bonnie
    May 2, 2011 at 8:44 am

    This quilt is so lovely. And that fabric? To DIE for! How do you pick a favourite out of a collection that great?

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    Spontaneous Threads
    May 2, 2011 at 8:51 am

    Lovely, lovely!

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    tabbiegirl
    May 2, 2011 at 8:56 am

    This is so cute. I just received an order of this fabric a few weeks ago and wasn't sure what I was going to do with it! Perfect timing. I can't wait to see the other quilt. Have fun at market (I'm so jealous)!

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    ecuakim
    May 2, 2011 at 9:47 am

    LOVE.

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    Kristie
    May 2, 2011 at 10:21 am

    What an adorable quilt and a fantastic fabric line. Happy, indeed :-)<br /><br />(I loved the Royal wedding, too!)

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    VickiT
    May 2, 2011 at 10:52 am

    OOh LOVE IT! I really love the binding. Very cool. I can&#39;t wait to see the next one since this is so cute and you said you like the other better.

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    bethanndodd
    May 2, 2011 at 1:51 pm

    LOVE that fabric line and your quilt is so ADORABLE! Quilt Market will be the perfect place for it!

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    Sabra
    May 2, 2011 at 4:45 pm

    Congrats! Will look forward to seeing your quilt in person!

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    seaschell
    May 2, 2011 at 5:43 pm

    Oh! I just saw that collection at my LQS for the first time this weekend and fell in love with it. Your quilt showcases the fabric beautifully!

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    lifeinredshoes
    May 2, 2011 at 5:44 pm

    So bright and happy, I love it. I used a stripe for the border of the quilt that I gave my daughter, you can see it over at my blog:)

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    Melody
    May 2, 2011 at 5:56 pm

    love this quilt! And the fabrics too ~ but especially the quilt!

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    Aunt Spicy
    May 2, 2011 at 6:47 pm

    A-I need this in a kit. Period.

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    Anna
    May 2, 2011 at 8:13 pm

    looove this amy, so cute. I&#39;m going to check out that pink/orange print, looks so cute – all of it! πŸ™‚

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    Mary on Lake Pulaski
    May 2, 2011 at 8:38 pm

    So fun Amy to be able to see a quilt you designed and sewed at market! Congratulations! Enjoy.

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    a little bit biased
    May 2, 2011 at 9:21 pm

    It&#39;s adorable Amy. So exciting for you! Can&#39;t wait to see it in person! The fun will begin real soon! Yay!!

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    KimT
    May 2, 2011 at 11:11 pm

    fabulous!

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    Hollie
    May 3, 2011 at 4:42 pm

    Wow! That is a happy quilt. I love it!

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    Cheryl
    May 3, 2011 at 7:57 pm

    Your quilt looks fabulous and congrats on getting it displayed at the international quilt market. How exciting.<br /><br />Fave part is that lovely bias binding. : )

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    Judi
    May 3, 2011 at 9:54 pm

    You should be proud – it&#39;s adorable, cute pattern, and the fabric is perfect! It will be fun to see it in person and you in person too!

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    Sarah
    May 3, 2011 at 11:18 pm

    LOVE this quilt!

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    Stevens Family
    May 4, 2011 at 3:02 pm

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    Stevens Family
    May 4, 2011 at 3:04 pm

    Looove this quilt. I really need to use white in my next baby quilt. I love the fabric line. Great, something else I &quot;have&quot; to buy. ha ha ha

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    Shari @For the Little Doll In Your Life
    May 14, 2011 at 5:58 pm

    Congratulations on having your quilt displayed!

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    Robin
    May 31, 2011 at 6:18 pm

    What a great quilt! I love it and the happy fabric you used.

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    jakeandkell
    February 6, 2013 at 9:15 am

    Is there a pattern for this quilt somewhere that I can buy?

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      amy smart
      February 6, 2013 at 10:48 am

      No, I&#39;m afraid not. But writing it is on my to-do list! HOpefully in the next few months!

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