Leah’s Quilt

Now that I have given this quilt as a gift I can post pictures of it.  It is my Oct ALYoF Goal and my first finish for the final quarter of the 2015 Finish-a-Long.

This summer Erin married her sweetheart Paul.  Paul’s sister Sue just had a baby girl.  She is the first grandchild in their family.  In honour of the birth of Leah and the joining of our families I made her this baby quilt.

Leah1
I used a stylized feather in the lighter triangles to push them into the background and have the brighter triangles pop forward.
Leah2
I used trapunto to make the hearts pop and then did a dense quilting in the background to enhance their 3d effect even more.
Leah3
I like the back of this quilt. I used some left over HST blocks and a few 5 inch squares. You can really see the free motion quilting on the back.
Leah5
Leah6

Linking up to

Design Wall Monday @Patchwork Times

Mad by You Monday @Skip To My Lou

Sew Cute Tuesday @Blossom Heart Quilts

Handmade Tuesday @Ladybug Blessings

Fabric Tuesday @Quilt Story

Linky Tuesday @Freemotion by the River

Too Cute Tuesday @Funky Polkadot Giraffe

Let’s Bee Social @Sew Fresh Quilts

Needle and Thread Thursday @My Quilt Infatuation

Link a Finish Friday @Richard and Tanya Quilts

Can I Get a Whoop Whoop @Confessions of a Fabric Addict

Whoomp There It Is @A Quilted Passions

TGIFF @Faith and Fabric

Sew off Saturday @Sew Can She

 

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8 Comments

Filed under A Lovely Year of Finishes, ALYOF, Baby Quilt, FAL, Finish-A-Long, FMQ, HST

8 responses to “Leah’s Quilt

  1. paintedthread

    What a bright, cheerful quilt! Love the colors. And the quilting is spectacular.

  2. Congratulations on making your goal. It’s a lovely quilt for anyone, especially good colors for a baby. I love your quilting on it.

  3. Great colours. I really like this!

  4. Gorgeous quilt! Love the colors!

  5. What a sweet, sweet quilt. 🙂 I really love the hearts strip running through the bottom, and those are such pretty colors with the terrific light batik.

  6. farmquilter

    Beautiful quilt and your quilting really adds to its beauty!! So glad you linked up with ALYOF so I could enjoy the eye candy!

  7. What a nice gift, just love your quilting. Congratulations on your October finish.

  8. This is a very lovely finish and a wonderful welcome gift for the baby girl. I like the back too!

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