Friday, January 15, 2016

Sweet Striped Baby Quilt

Hi Y'All.  

It's been awhile since my last post.  I got caught up in our never-ending basement project - I'll share pictures soon - but check my instagram for a few peeks.  Then the holiday stuff took over - the putting up and then the putting away.  So now that those two huge time sucks are done, I'm back into a more regular routine and hoping I can post here at least once a week.  I know there's a few emails that I need to catch up on so if you're waiting to hear from me I hope to clear those out in the next week.

Now onto the fun stuff.  I just finished this baby girl quilt for my sister-in-law.  She's expecting her first baby in March and the shower is in a couple of weeks.  Her taste runs a little more modern so I knew I wanted to do something other than a typical patchwork.  

The stripes are 1 inch cut and finish at 1/2 inch wide.  It was a little tricky trying to iron the seams flat but so worth the outcome.

The back is a sweet print that I picked up from Joann's last winter and have been waiting for just the right project.

I quilted it in diagonal crisscross pattern.  Kinda traditional but I didn't want to take away from the simplicity of the front with fancy swirls or loops.  I thought about mimicking the stripes but I didn't think that would be the best treatment for the back.  

I really liked how this quilt turned out.  So bright and happy.  I love the contrast between the stripes and the white background.  

This one is being sent off to it's new home but I do have enough of these fabrics to make another.  If you're interested just hop over to my etsy shop and look at the Sweet Stripe Baby Quilt.  

~ Gold Shoe Girl ~

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  1. This is a lovely finish! I love the simplicity of the stripes, and making them super thin gives it a very clean aesthetic. Congrats on a great finish!

  2. What a lovely quilt! So simple and elegant, and that backing fabric complements perfectly :)

  3. love how the colors just pop against the white! Also love your cross hatching for your quilting...Great finish!

  4. Such a pretty modern looking quilt for a baby girl - great idea!


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