Friday, October 26, 2012

Blogger's Quilt Festival 2012

I am so excited to be able to join this year as I finally have a blog :)

I am going to share the quilt I made for my baby niece. I chose this one as I love everything about it! Sunkissed is still one of my favourite fabric lines. This is my second quilt I have ever made.

This is my helper Opie making sure I basted everything correctly.

As my niece was born in March my outside photos all involve snow lol.

I cut into the curved ends of all the quarter circles so when washed they frayed and became super soft. I was so excited this summer, when I met my niece for the first time, to see her using her quilt!

Mairead's Quilt
*Quilt Measurements: 36x45
*Special Techniques used, if any: Raw edge cutting and fraying
*Quilted by…: me! I used straight line quilting to accent each fan... I used hot pink thread.
*Best category – 1 to 3 categories max: Baby quilt and Home Machine Quilted.

I would like to add that it is not my pattern, but is from a magazine. Unfortunately I do not recall which one.

I hope you have enjoyed reading about this quilt and will vote for me when you have a moment!


  1. Love the soft pretty colors! Thanks for sharing with us!

  2. Such a soft dreamy quilt. I really like the idea of the frayed curves. Your photos are beautiful!!

  3. This is a lovely quilt and just perfect for a baby. beautiful work.

  4. Firstly- yeh! You have a blog! And secondly i love this soft, sweet quilt!

  5. It is your second quilt! It is pretty. You will be better and better.

  6. What a sweet quilt. I love the colors you've used, and the quilting is great.

  7. Your niece is a very lucky little girl - beautiful quilt !

  8. It's always fun to see a gift quilt in use. Nice quilt and the frayed edges have been something I've wanted to try.

  9. Perfect quilt for a little girl...and a kitty!

  10. So cute! And it's nice that you have such an enthusiastic helper. ;)

  11. What a fun quilt. Sunkissed is still one of my favorite too. I'm sitting under a Sunkissed quilt as I type :0 I've got a whole drawer full of it upstairs. Is this Kona ash you're using? Great quilt!!

  12. It's so great to meet you through Blogger's Quilt Festival. What a next technique for doing the curves. Beautiful


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