A sweet friend, Shelly, donated fabrics and the pattern for these two quilts. She had cut out the fabric for the flowers quilt and it went together quickly. The fish fabric was just too cute to cut up so I decided to use the same pattern. The First Heartbeat pattern is by Terri Vanden Bosh. Hope a child likes them.
Found this cute tutorial and decided to use a tone on tone white for the background squares. It finished out at 44.5 x 44.5--a sweet sized baby quilt. It was fun and easy and uses lots of scrap as small as two inches square. https://twiggyandopal.blogspot.com/2020/10/scrappy-snowball-quilt.html?showComment=1616160935643#c145940135805873621
My daughter asked me to make a quilt for her boyfriend of three years. We looked for fabric together and she ended up selecting the "Wild at Heart" layer cake by Riley Blake. As it turned out, I had also picked up a layer cake of this fabric as a daily deal. He is very tall so we needed both layer cakes. This one is 80 x 101, the largest quilt I've made to date. After looking at the fabric I decided I didn't want to cut it up into small pieces. I remembered Jenny's Super Simple Squares. Jenny used charms but I used the layer cake. It was backed in snuggly Shannon black fabric. I really like how it turned out. Better yet, he loved it!
My brother-in-law has been a firefighter for many years and has collected shirts from all his jobs. My sister gave me those shirts last year to create this quilt for his birthday. It was so special to take part in that gift, and a joy to finish my first t-shirt quilt.
I found this free pattern, "Radiance Bloom" by Robin Pickens along with her NEW Thatched basics prints from Moda Fabrics and fell in love with both of them! I used Edyta Sitar's "Olive Branch" fabric from her Laundry Basket Quilts for Andover Fabrics for the binding; Moda Cotton "Natural" for the background; and Cotton Canvas Painter Tarp for the backing.
I purchased these fabric ends from a quilt shop that opened a few years ago. I had also purchased the "Mini Twister" and wanted to try it out...and this is the result (I did use some vanilla 5" charms for the border). Again, this was pieced in Nov 2019, but quilted and bound today (Apr 2021). I did put rod pockets on the back so that it could also be used as a wall hanging or something different to hang in the window of my front door. I'm starting to feel better about cleaning up the UFOs.
Needed a new wall quilt for above our fireplace and used MSQC Bear Paws on Point Pattern. I liked the pieced border Jenny used on the MSQC Quilt, but decided for a smaller, 40" x 40" wall quilt, I thought it would be too much so I decided to use a flanged pieced border I learned how to make through Natalie's Final Stitch Video. The fabrics I used for the piecing are Maywood Studios Wollies Flannel Heritage and Wollies flannel Vol. 2 Colors both by Bonnie Sullivan; background fabric is Maywood Studios Flannel Brown and Black Weave; backing fabric is Kona Solids Black.