Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Cats, babies and quilts, amiright?

That's a line from my quilt themed stand-up routine.  It's a riot.

This quilt was made for some friends' baby girl.  Different sized squares within squares.  I had the finished block sizes worked out and piles of fabric strips of various widths, then just went to town.  I laid the blocks out on my design wall as a completed them so I could avoid similar colors touching.  All of the fabrics are solids except for a small white on salmon polka dot and (I think) a simple little white and yellow geometric print.

An embroidered label!  You don't see those from me too often, do you?  I did my usual tracing the computer screen but this time stitched over it.  The larger letters have three strands of embroidery floss and the smaller letters have two.  The bunnies on the back are flannel which made an especially snuggly quilt.


  1. You are so very right.
    Lovely quilt.

  2. Love the colors and the simplicity of the squares.

  3. Anonymous11:06 PM

    Absolutely lovely!

  4. Love it, Liz! Also extra special love that you're blogging again!!