Sometimes it’s too easy to name a quilt. Especially one for a little guy who likes heroes. So, not the most original name in the world, but just about right.
I actually pieced this several years ago and then put it aside. I had made two of them and was so tired of looking at the fabrics. I had also made a quilt for the husband with these same fabrics, so YES. Very tired of the fabrics.
I quilted these 5 inch squares with an all over loopy design. It didn’t take long since the quilt is kid sized. I used some fun scrappy binding, making sure I didn’t use “girly” colors. It really turned out fun.
The quilt is now on its way to the birthday boy. I used a fun flannel for the backing, so he’d be nice and toasty since winter is upon us.
In other sewing news today…. I finished a small quilt that’s been in the basket for a couple months.
This is my favorite pattern for layer cakes. And this is the third one I’ve made. The previous two were made using a limited color palette, so they look completely different. Anyway, for this I used Moda fabrics by Lella Boutique. I made the border a bit different, cutting the squares into “tumbler” shapes. (Like a thimble.)
Sometimes one does this as a design element, but not me. This fabric line isn’t recent and none is available anywhere, so one uses what one has and makes it work.
I had hoped to use a different quilting design but this one is so easy and natural for me. And the fabrics have flowers so it works.
The front of the quilt is lovely with the texture of the flowers, but the back is gorgeous.
I wish I had better lighting. The backing fabric is plain but not boring. The flowers looks so pretty, IMO.
I don’t have any other plans for this quilt, now that it’s finished. I have an idea of who I’d like to have it, but I’m going to wait a while and think on it some more.
I hope you all have a good weekend, friends.