Saturday, December 11, 2010

Deadlines

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So I "kind of" met my goal - the quilt was actually done by Thanksgiving but didn't make it in the mail until two days after. The few days before the holiday were just so crazy at work that I wasn't able to get to the post office while it was open. Although my friend's due date was next weekend, she had her baby the day after Thanksgiving (yes, the day before I got the quilt in the mail) so the timing is pretty good.

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Baby's last initial

I'm quite pleased with how this turned out. To me the borders really did a lot for this quilt - gave it a younger, more "baby" feel and lightened the whole thing up. The alphabet border fabric was just perfect, and I had enough to put on the back, too. The quilting is really simple, but, well...it got done in time so that's the important thing!

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30"x40"

4 comments:

Jessica said...

lovely~ especially the bottom row.
congrats on the finish! what's next?

Exuberant Color said...

Simple quilting is all that is necessary on baby quilts. I think the border fabric was a great choice!

Libby said...

Thanks ladies. I have no idea what's next. I have a UFO I want to finish for friends who are getting married next August...probably not too early to get started on that!

jovaliquilts said...

Really nice, and I love that the centers are all different sizes and that the frames sometimes make their own statement, too. Lucky baby!

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