Sunday, November 6, 2011

Apple Baby Quilt






I know I've been unusually quiet over here for a while.  I'm taking 4 classes this semester, still working at my internship, and have been working a few hours a week as well and will basically be underwater from now until the first week of December.   But I have been occasionally working on a knitting project that is slowly making progress and every now and then I have been able to quilt.


I have to admit, this time it was because I was under the gun.  A baby shower kinda snuck up on me when I wasn't looking so I had to come up with something fast.  Fortunately, I had already set aside a pair of prints that I was in love with... the rest of the fabrics I pulled out of my stash.


 The solids are all flannels, the back is fleece. 


When I found this apple/bird fabric at a quilt shop a couple months ago I fell instantly in love with it and bought a couple yards of this and it and a coordinating bird print (the outer border).


I didn't have a ton of time (I started this baby on Friday and finished it last night - I think that was about 48 hours) so I decided to let the pretty prints do all the work and keep it simple.


I'm pretty pleased with the results and I think it's future owner will be too.  When this post goes live, I'll be at the shower.  :)  I threw in a couple taggies too, of course.  Hope you have a beautiful Sunday!

8 comments:

rome said...

Lucky baby - it's a beautiful quilt!

Love the leaves... sigh....

Melissa said...

I think this was a great fabric for letting the prints do the work - I like how the apple green stinger brings it all together...

Ellen Stewart (aka Ellie/El/e/Mrs. Seaman) said...

I hope she cried when she opened it. I would have!

Karen said...

This is a delightful baby quilt. gorgeous colours. Good luck with the busy weeks ahead!

Amy said...

Super cute! That sounded like a pretty tight deadline. Congrats on getting it finished so quickly.

Betsy said...

This is so adorable! I'm looking at all your perfect stitching; amazing that you finished it in such a short time. The fabrics you chose are so sweet! Great job.

Cassandra said...

I love your quilt! So cute! I was sent over here via a link on CraftGossip. I really like the idea of doing a baby quilt in flannels. Great job!

Gloria (The Little Red House with the White Porch) said...

Happy Thanksgiving! Just wanted to stop by to say hello and that I wish you and yours a great holiday. I can see you've been busy with classes and all. I hope your boy is doing well, and that your hubby is feeling well too.
Take care and have a great Thanksgiving!
Best,
Gloria