Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Patchwork Baby

A while back I posted about a baby quilt top made patchwork style (find that post here).  Well I did decide to back it with minky. 
I quilted it myself, and chose to quilt without batting.  I figured it is almost summer and babies don't like being hot...so no batting.  It was interesting to quilt and I had a few problems with my bobbin.  But after much trial and error I got it quilted and bound. 


I love seeing the sun shine the front in the back...Like stained glass or something.

That minky is so adorable!





Patchwork is so much fun.  It's easy and quick (which equal super fun in my book right now).  It is also a wonderful way to showcase those charm squares!
Of course with anything I make...there are imperfections.  But as all things tend to do, it can only get better with practice. 
Also, an interesting fact  - no batting= no crinkle.  These pics are after wash. 



All of that being said.  This quilt was originally made for a couple at my church, but I ended up giving them a different gift.  So this quilt is for sell.  If you are interested please leave a comment or email me directly. 

Quilt Specs:
   45x40
   Riley Blake - Sidewalks
   (and a few random solids, plus one green print from JoAnns)
   Backing  - Rose Minky
   Binding - Riley Blake Sidewalks Hopscotch in Teal

$90+ S&H

Please let me know if you are interested.

 Do you have a favorite piecing method when you need to produce something quick and cute? 

 - Katelyn




6 comments:

  1. Such a beautiful finish. I love the texture of that Minky.

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  2. so so pretty, love the look of the sunshine coming through it.

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  3. I really love the dreamy quality of that minky! This is such a sweet quilt!

    Thanks so much for showing this off at Needle and Thread Thursday!

    :) Kelly @ My Quilt Infatuation

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    1. and ps- I keep meaning to let you know that you have word verification turned on. Just fyi!

      :) K

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  4. What a sweet quilt, Katelyn! I have yet to try minky, but you just reminded me of how soft and snugly it looks! Great finish!

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