Saturday, 21 April 2018

Baby Mystery Quilt

Back last year I took the plunge and joined my local Modern Quilt Guild. Well not exactly my local but near enough and its on a day that suits me. To be honest I wasn't sure if the all sew together environment would suit me and my anxieties but I'm fallen lucky in that the whole group is made of very welcoming ladies and I feel completely at home. I really look forward to my Sunday of sewing each month. 

Anyway I digress. Last month we did a mystery quilt based on the disappearing nine patch block. I'm afraid I didn't take many pictures but we made 9 nine patch blocks ( using 5" charms)  and using a further 18 neutral charm squares came up with this. I used brights and scrappy low volume for my neutral.


 I managed to finish the top in group and as I didn't have too much else to do ( who am I kidding) I pinned and quilted in the week or so that followed.

I did straight lines across the top following the corners and centres of the small squares. I then did a motif in the centre of the square on point. I also did half the motif in the edge neutral triangles. All in a pale grey.



I found an alphabet print in my stash for the backing



and used a spotty print for the binding. 



I now need to find a child/baby to gift this one too. 

Hopefully in this month's meeting in a week or so's time there will be a parade of these. I'll try and remember to get a picture of them all. 


5 comments:

  1. What a sweet quilt Gina! I love that motif you did in the centre squares, and the backing is perfect!

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  2. Great job! I love it! The binding is fantastic!

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  3. I'm glad the guild is working out for you . I recently went along to ours too and I intend joining. Lovely quilt too

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  4. Gina my local modern guild is a really lovely inviting group as well. I'm glad you enjoyed yours and hope you continue to. I love the baby quilt, it reminds me of those wooden building shapes for kids. Do you get the triangles by cuttting the nine patch on the diagonal?

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  5. Hi Gina,
    What a cute quilt - I love the pattern and especially the fabrics you chose. Nice and bright and happy, and the binding is sweet. I hope someone enjoys it soon. ~smile~ Roseanne

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