November 5, 2010

Pure Love

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My entry for the Amy's Blogger Quilt Festival.

I made this quilt to celebrate GD#3 arrival. She is a miracle baby for DD#2 and SIL.

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The quilt is based loosely on the Yellow Brick Road pattern. I say loosely because I found YBR difficult so I sort of did my own thing .... I think it turned out great.

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DD#2 is a not a quilter or sewist but she definitely has the color/pattern eye. So off we went to 4 quilt shops in her area and Joann's too. She wanted lots of pattern with a touch of black and hot pink. Oh we found so many wonderful fabrics.

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I used chenille from Joann's .... oh my gosh that stuff is so soft and cuddly ... it was perfect.

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As you can see I used a heart, teacup and teapot theme for the quilting. That was DD#2 theme for her baby shower and the room is decorated with touches of teacups and teapots.

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11 comments:

Quiltbenaco said...

Stupendo: rosa e nero sono bellissimi colori!
Ciao Domenica

Tiffany said...

Precious!
I have a pink and black in the works, hope it turns out as nice as yours!

Sewing said...

Love it! absolutely beautiful, and the quilt is nice too! I really like the way you laid out the colors. I just found you through a comment on the bitchy stitcher, thanks for the MaryQuilts info there. I checked out the backing pattern you recommend and I love her site! have a great weekend! Angela

QuiltSue said...

Abeautiful quilt and a beautiful baby.

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

I love your quilt! What a great combination of color. And the baby is so precious. Thanks for sharing.

jessica said...

I love Minky on the back of quilts!!! Fantastic quilt!

Jessie
www.designsbyjessie.com/wp/

scraphappy said...

What a beautiful quilt. I love that soft and snugly batting. Your granddaughter seems to like it too.

Seams to Sew and Quilt said...

Cute quilt and the little baby is adorable....

Karen said...

This is a lovely quilt. Great colours and design. Love the quilting, too.
And, of course, this is a gorgeous baby!

Stephanie said...

Oh, that is seriously one of the cutest things I've ever seen! And I'm so intimidated by minky - every time I sew with it it shifts like crazy. Well done! (And in answer to your question on my blog, I'm in Charleston.)

Mama Koch said...

I just found you. I'm having GD#3 in March and a pink/black w/minkie might be in the works for her too! Looks great. Did you have trouble quilting it with your Nolting?