Ava’s Quilt

We are having a bit of a baby explosion in our extended family.  On February 9th we welcomed Ava Nicole.  I thought they were due in March so I had some time to spare.  I was so sure that they were having a boy that I had started on a masculine quilt.  When we got the call that Ava Nicole was born, I had to switch to baby girl mode.  I just love this fabric from Bonnie and Camille called “Vintage Modern” and thought it was perfect.  I’ve never played with a drunkards path block so that was my inspiration.


I had some fun free motion quilting it to enhance the shapes.





Linking up to:

Design Wall Monday @Patchwork Times

Fabric Tuesday @Quilt Story

Linky Tuesday @Freemotion by the River

WIP Wednesday @The Needle and Thread Network

Needle and Thread Thursday @My Quilt Infatuation

Let’s Bee Social @Sew Fresh Quilts

WHOOMP There it is @A Quilted Passion

TGIFF @A Quarter Inch from the Edge

Finish It Up Friday @Crazy Mom Quilts

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

Free motion Mavericks @Lizzie Lenard Vintage Sewing

Show Off Saturday @Sew Can She








Filed under Baby Quilt, FMQ, Quilting

19 responses to “Ava’s Quilt

  1. Sue

    that quilt is absolutely beautiful!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  2. farmquilter

    Love the way you put her name on there!! Beautiful quilt and your quilting really enhances the piecing!!

  3. What a beautiful quilt for a little girl! I bet that remains a favorite for a long, long time.

  4. Beautifully done! Congrats on the just in time finish.

  5. Beautiful! I love the quilting designs you chose.

  6. What a beautiful quilt for a little baby. I love the feathers you’ve done.

  7. It’s a great quilt. Love the fabrics you choose.

  8. Beautiful baby quilt, love the name applique and of course your machine quilting is excellent!

  9. What a delightful quilt!!

  10. Lovely little finish! I especially like that you personalized it with her name. Oh, and your quilting is incredible! Thanks for linking up with TGIFF @ A Quarter Inch from the Edge!

  11. What a fantastic quilt! I would be hard pressed to choose between the fabrics and the quilting. I am absolutely certain that this one will be loved for a long, long time. Little Ava Nicole is one lucky little girl!

  12. Baby’s are special, but I’m not so sure I would do a Drunkard’s Path for ANY baby! Wow! Most babies I sew for generally always get a far less complex quilt! 😉

  13. Sonya

    I love this quilt and the fabrics you chose, but I feel I must correct you. This fabric is not called Scrumptious. It’s Bonnie Camille’s Vintage Modern fabric, a personal favorite of mine.

  14. Such a beautiful quilt for a baby girl. Congratulations to her Mum and Dad on her arrival.
    Thank you or linking up with Free Motion Mavericks!
    Love, Muv

  15. Heide

    What a beautiful baby quilt and loving the name and how you added it to the quilt.

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