Thursday, April 28, 2016

Interlocking triangles

The baby is here!  He showed up a bit early, but is doing well.

So obviously he needed a quilt.  I was going over to my parents' house and thought it would be fun to get some pictures there.  It's amazing how many fun backgrounds there can be even just going to a different house.

The design is an original.  I found out that they had this rug on their registry from Crate and Barrel.  Then I used the Play Crafts' Pallette Builder to get the colors.  I ended up changing the yellow and orange a bit so that the quilt would be a bit brighter, but am curious to see how well the others match.  My design also plays on the triangle theme, but isn't too similar to the rug.

I went back and forth on the pink...the gender was not found out until the baby was born, so should I keep the pink?  There is pink in the rug.  I decided to do it.  There isn't too much pink and it seems silly that boys shouldn't be able to have a bit of pink too.

This is my favorite picture.  It is a rock pathway that is really only about five yards long and goes no where.  But it made a great background.  If you look closely you'll notice that inside the triangles is a light tan (Kona Putty) and outside is white (Kona white).  The only reason is that I ran out of putty and was didn't want to order more.

Quilting - the triangles have a wood grain in a matching color thread while the background is stippled.

I used a flannel on the back.  I don't like it quite as much as minky, but I couldn't find the right color in minky.  The quilt is bound in red sateen.

The other colors I used were Kona Bluegrass, Mushroom, Stone, Straw, Primrose, Sunny, and Rich red.  And an orange...I can't recall where it is from.

Linking up with Finish It Up Friday, Fabric Tuesday, and Sew Cute Tuesday

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

April rollover

1. scrap quilt #2. This is on the quilter now!  I still am loving it.  My goal for April is to finish it up.

2. A triangle baby quilt. I'm just waiting on the gender and I'll bind it. 

3. Scrap quilt.  Some quilting is done.  It's off the quilter while I'm working on other things though.
4. bee hive scrap something.   I trimmed some HSTs, but that's all.  Progress, but not much.

5. The bee hive quilt.  All put together.  It still needs a back and to be quilted.

6. Baby quilt (girl).  I decided on a rainbow HST quilt.  It's been fun, but I have pieces strewn all over the place so a good picture is a bit out of the question.

7. Wedding quilt.  Fabric has been received.  After getting the fabric I decided a few design changes were in order because the grellow didn't contrast enough with the sand.  But the design is still close.

Other items still waiting around. 
8. Sunset wall hanging. 
9. Simply solids bee quilt.   
10. Rainbow log cabin.
11.  Pluses quilt.
12. Orphan rocket block.
13. Quilt nautical quilt. 
14. Jeweled floors.
15. Lost piece (almost whole cloth quilt).  
16. Winter quilt.  
17. fabric from Christmas.  
18. Kids' quilt.   
19. A pillow with green/purple fabric. 
20. Baby quilt (unknown)
21. Baby quilt (boy)
22. Aunt's quilt