Baby quilt 3

6 08 2012

I made the third baby quilt this weekend and will post it to the recipient today (she lives in Queensland so hand-delivering it is not an option!). This time I used the same pattern as in quilts 1 and 2, but I used purples for the colour theme.

The backing fabric was some old fabric I’ve had forever — I think it was old curtain fabric I bought but never used. I used a Superior King Tut variegated pink/purple thread (Egyptian Princess, colour 403) in the top and a pale pink Wonderfil Deco-Bob (colour DB 205; 80 wt) in the bobbin. The quilting motif I used was an ‘open headband‘ style.

All piecing, binding etc. was done on my Husqvarna Sapphire 870 and the quilting was done on my Handi Quilter Sweet Sixteen.


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6 08 2012
Baby quilts 1 and 2 « At Random

[…] That means baby quilts! I’m not a fan of ‘pink for girls and blue for boys’; besides, only one of the mothers-to-be has told the world the sex of her baby. So I wanted to use bright gender-neutral colours for these quilts. Green and yellow/orange were obvious choices and the last one (still to be created) will be is in purple tones. […]

6 08 2012
Tricia

did you do all of the quilting free hand? I’m impressed!

6 08 2012
Rhonda

If you mean ‘free hand’ as in free motion, yes. No markers, no patterns, no templates, no rulers. Just going with the flow… 😉

6 08 2012
Tricia

Wow…I can’t wait until I get that good!

6 08 2012
treadlemusic

As always…..first class, Rhonda! Beautiful! Am so looking forward to my HQ 16 this Sept/Oct….hugs, Doreen

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