Thursday, September 17, 2015

A baby quilt

I made the free Strip Tango quilt as a baby quilt for a friend of mine.

In theory it was a quick and easy quilt to make, except I always trip myself up on easy stuff and wound up having to order more fabric from cutting it wrong and having to delay the work. Once I finally got it cut out correctly, it was a pretty easy sew.

I used fat quarters from Fantasia Crepuscular by Sara Lawson for Art Gallery. The binding was a pretty orange with tiny white arrows I found at Joann. It was a very nice quality. You may be able to make out a 5" grid pattern I made in blue to quilt it all together.

I used a nice bright blue and pieced together all the fabrics I screwed up to create a backing. I actually really like how the back turned out. 

This pattern was great, the only problems I had were me being careless. It would be a nice quilt for a beginner. I may make a few quilts to put on Etsy, and see how I do. I love making them, but at some point you really don't need anymore quilts. Your friends probably don't either come to think of it! I'll keep you posted on that.