Friday, November 4, 2011
City Weekend, finished in time for the weekend
My quick little baby quilt is done, just in time for the weekend (which means I can concentrate on other things this weekend!). This baby quilt is a commission, and I'm glad I could finish it in so little time. I started on Monday and finished it yesterday evening. It's a gift for someone who is on the board of my son's preschool with me. The other boardmembers had asked me to make a quilt for her, she just had her second baby at the end of October. I had two charm packs of City Weekend by Oliver + S, which I paired with Kona Cotton in White. Since it's a boy, I only pulled the blues, greens and turquoise shades in the beginning, but then I realized that would not be enough charms so I threw in the yellow ones as well.
I have to admit, when I was done with the top, I thought it was a bit bland. But now that it all came together, I like how it turned out.
I quilted in wavy lines, using turquoise thread. For the back I used a thinly striped white and blue fabric, along with some green, blue and white striped binding.
And since I finished it just in time, I will be linking up to TGIFF over on Quokka Quilts today!
PS: By the way, this is quilt #11 this year, so I'm only one quilt away from reaching my personal goal of 12 quilts this year! Yeah!