Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Blogger's Quilt Festival Babylove Quilt

I am so happy to be joining in on the fun for the Blogger's Quilt Festival this time!

This simple scrappy baby quilt for a friend is named Babylove.  It is simple snowballs and was super easy to put together with the help of an Accuquilt and my son Adam.  It is such a variety of different fabrics from Thomas Knauer, Dear Stella, Kokka, Heather Ross, Denyse Schmidt and many others.  The batting I used was Pellon and the thread was Aurifil 50wt for the piecing and 40wt for the quilting.  The quilting was simple circles around where the corners met. I thought it added something fun by showing off the diamonds created by the block points.






I was super happy about the hand binding on this quilt.  I do not usually hand bind so I am not the best at doing it.  This one looks perfect to me ( happy dance).

I am going to enter this one in the Scrappy Quilts Category.


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12 comments:

Brenda said...

I love the shape connection between your polka-dot binding and your snowball blocks. Looks like you did a good job with the binding. I find that sewing that binding down by hand is such a relaxing final step and time to reflect on making the quilt or who its for or just to veg out for awhile.

CitricSugar said...

Very cute! I love how the circle quilting actually makes the snowballs look more square!

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margaret said...

very nice and the quilting really gives the blocks a different look, looking forward to the 23rd

SewMisadventurous said...

I'd be super happy if I could achieve binding that looked like that too Kim, it sure looks perfect to me, Good Luck in your scrappy quilt category, I hope the judges agree with us.

Marjorie's Busy Corner said...

It is a lovely entry..good luck

O'Quilts said...

such a cute and comfy quilt...colors are wonderful..great job

Nita said...

Snowballs are great for scrappy quilts! Big enough to showcase the fabrics and small enough to hold a good scrappy look :) good job!

Quilting Babcia said...

What a sweet quilt, and great colors/fabrics!

jeifner said...

I'm happy to see this one again. The combination of fabrics and colors are just wonderful. Great job!

belarmina said...

precioso !!!
me gusta el acolchado
estoy terminando mi bola de nieve
me apasionan los circulos acolchados
¡¡tomare tu ejemplo para el mio!!!
me gusta el café, hablo mucho y los días tiene muy pocas horas
saludos

nerospost said...

Hi Kim! I love this sunny quilt! Great choise for Fabrics and the pattern is fun! With that blue sky your yellow quilt looks Super! x Teje

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