These quilts are for two special babies who are now 8 months old. (I'm that slow.) At least the quilts are big enough that they will last them a little while. Their room (which is so adorable, why didn't I take pictures?) is decorated in red, blue and green using Tanya Whelan's collections. I added a few more prints in those colors for the quilts to make them look scrappy, shabby chic.Melissa Kelly of Sew Shabby Quilting, who once again, did a beautiful job!
It was so much fun to make these two quilts. I feel kind of tacky, but I've started asking moms-to-be to tell me what they'd like in a quilt. It takes away any surprise, but I'd so much rather invest the time and fabric into making something that they really want. I don't do it every time (I'm still a little chicken at being so brazen) but with old, close friends it's a little easier I guess. What do you think? Tacky?
I'm excited to finally have a finished quilt, or two, to share.
Post Edit: A couple of people asked about instructions for making quilts out of squares on points. Here is a great chart with instructions and measurements for multiple sizes of squares on point.