11.18.2011

Katie's Pink and Yellow Quilt

I finally finished this quilt!  I feel like it took years (I actually did start making it in back in January).  It's actually pretty large in size - so let's chalk it up to that.  I didn't really follow a pattern naturally.  I used two vintage sheets and some vintage printed white cotton that was in grandma's stash to make this so I can officially cross #37 off my list.  The quilting actually matches the blocks even in spaces where there is no block it's just the yellow. The back is pieced from blocks I didn't use and scraps of the prints left over and some pink fabric from Crimson Tate.  I really wanted to have a hot pink and white binding for this  but it seems I only have hot pink and other color fabric so I ended up using something I originally bought for a friends baby quilt, and of course because this is so big I needed more than I had so I used some leftover pink from Crimson Tate (Rach this is why I buy yardage clearly a 1/2 didn't cut it).  Best part about this quilt is I'm keeping it.  I started it with the intent of having it be one that stays at the bungalow - since I have only 2 quilts I made here.
Close up of the quilting.  I love the imperfection.
And the back - you know the back actually is turned the wrong way.  But it still works.

Here you can see where I "Signed" it.  It actually says Katie 2011 not my last name - stupid bad lighting.
It's too large for the pink chairs which originally was where I was planning to have it. so it's going off to the sofa.

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3 comments:

Anna said...

It is lovely and matches the chairs. Now you need apink sofa.

thea said...

Very, very nice!

jen said...

gorgeous!!