Friday, October 2, 2015

Finished Picnic Pinwheels Baby Quilt

It's done! Hooray!


As I mentioned previously, I had started the quilting over the weekend and I was able to finish it up this week and then put the binding on. I did bias binding with one of the leftover fat quarters and juuuuust squeaked by having enough binding. But just barely!


I quilted this one with light blue thread (the same as I had done in this quilt that uses the same fabric) and I used light blue flannel for the backing. I decided against doing some sort of border since it was already decently sized for a baby quilt.


I did loop de loop quilting on this one and while I intended to do it on a larger scale, once I got started quilting, it ended up slightly smaller than I intended. It still looks good, I just need to work on enlarging my quilting.


I'm not sure why the backing looks so teal in this picture other than I had to take pictures inside, but it's not quite that teal.


One down, four more to start and finish!

Stats:
Size: 36 x 48 inches
Pattern: Picnic Pinwheels by Patch the Giraffe
Quilting: Free motion loop de loops
Binding: Bias binding from a fat quarter of coordinating fabric

Linking up at  Free Motion Mavericks and Finish it Up Friday!

9 comments:

  1. I love the cream fabric between the blues and prints. Well done.
    Greetings from Germany!
    Steph

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  2. I just love this. It has such a vintage feel. Thank you for sharing!

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  3. Oh wow it's so cute and I love the colour combinations, that yellow is so fresh and sweet :)

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  4. You finished! Hooray! Looks great and even though the quilting is smaller than you intended, it still looks great.

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  5. Congrats on a beautiful finish!

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  6. Your loop-de-loops are great on it. :D And it's very nice to know, (if I caught that correctly) we can squeeze the whole baby quilt binding from one FQ? What width do you cut your binding?

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  7. Hello Alison,

    Thank you for linking up with Free Motion Mavericks!

    I love absolutely everything about this quilt, so much so that I have chosen it to be the featured project on the linky tomorrow. It was the shade of buttermilk for the plain fabric that clinched it - wonderful!

    Love, Muv

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