A while back I shared some progress snaps of this quilt on Instagram. I remember it was the first heat wave of the summer and I was happy to sew with berry and fruit coloured fabric.
I actually finished it a while back, but it took a bit to get pictures and to gift it to its new little owner. Now that all of this is done, here are some impressions:
#tagged, because it’s such an obvious name, which stuck with me, once it implanted in my brain as a working title. I made this pattern up using blocks consisting of hourglasses (one of my favs) and rectangle pieces. I hope to get this into published/written form at some point.
The pretty large pieces within each block offer the chance to really show different prints off. When I make baby quilts I try to make them bold, colourful and I usually include stimulating patterns or prints for the baby to explore.
So happy I found the orange striped fabric in my stash, it made for the perfect binding. The fabrics I used making this quilt are of various origin. There’s an IKEA print, Tula Pink, Cotton + Steel and some that I don’t even know what they are. The background is from Jeni Baker’s Dreamin’ Vintage collection and was the perfect find for this.
Have a great weekend everyone =)
this post is linked up with Finish it up Friday at crazy mom quilts, Sew Cute Tuesday at Blossom Heart Quilts, Fabric Tuesday at Quiltstory, Let's Bee Social at Sew Fresh Quilts and Needle and Thread Thursday at My Quilt Infatuation.
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Everything about this quilt is perfect!! The prints, the background, the quilting and the name :) It’s going to be a well-loved quilt.
Thank you so much Preeti! The quilt has since arrived, and it was well received =)
So pretty, fun summer colors.
Thank you Heide! I had fun using this fresh colour palette I don’t use a lot =)
So pretty! Love the pattern.
Thank you Kat, I’m hoping to get it published soonish.
Beautiful! The new owner of this is very lucky :)
Thank you, Janine! The quilt arrived at its new place and is already well in usage as I heard =)
IT’S PERFECTION!!! (And yes, I’m yelling that at you with excitement.) ;)
Aww, you’re a sweety, Amanda!
love it … get that pattern written up!
Thank you Marie. It’s been added to my To Do list, which I wish was a little shorter at the moment ;-)
Hi Vicky! I love this quilt! Beautiful pattern and colours! I’m sure your pattern will be big succee! It’s fun and unique! x Teje
Hey Teje, so nice to hear from you! Thank you for stopping by and for your lovely words =)
I’m so jealous, what a lovely little quilt. :-)♡
Danke Femke, du nähst doch bestimmt fleißig an Quilts für dein Mädchen, oder? =)
Your quilt is beautiful! Great idea the #tagged blocks. You really should write the pattern for it!
Thank you so much, Nesta. Since I had a lot of positive feedback, I think I will actually do =)
Oh it’s gorgeous – what a lovely sweet summery quilt!
Hey Carie, thank you so much for visiting and for your lovely words!
Cute and fresh quilt. Debbie
Thank you Debbie =)
The quilt is really beautifull, love the sunny bold colours – it’s so “fun”. PS: At first I didn’t get your headline – now I can’t stop smiling – it’s a fitting name!
Hallo Mell, danke für’s Vorbeischauen =)
Wow – I love your pattern! The background fabric was just the right thing too!
Yes, and it was a good deal, too. I’m convinced sometimes fabrics find me instead of the other way round =)
Such a pretty quilt! Love the colors, design and that backing!
Thank you Jayne. I had the backing fabric in my stash for a while but being so bold, it never quite worked for anything. I’m happy I finally found a good use for it =)
So pretty! Congrats with the finish.
Really stunning! Perfect fabric choices.
I love the fabric combinations on this and the colors… so bright and juicy! I’ve not been brave enough to mix and match nice quilting cottons with Ikea fabric… how does it work out? Do you pre-wash? I could imagine that having the fabrics prewashed might help, but I just love working with nice fresh, crisp new fabrics, that I don’t even go that route.
Schöne Grüße aus Norderstedt!
I agree: The background fabric is perfect! It adds a dimension to this quilt that the Kona snow I tend to rely on for backgrounds wouldn’t. Well done!
Stopping by from NTT…..This quilt. I love it! Everything about it is just perfect. The background fabric – I just love how it adds movement to the top without distracting from the tags. Your palette is stunning. The orange tones work so well with those pinks and purples and that orange striped binding was the perfect choice! In fact, I’m in the process of designing a pink and purple quilt and this just made me want to take it in an entirely different direction!
Absolutely stunning! I have a sketch similar to this in my sketchbook for a quilt I want to try :) Hope you write a pattern or tutorial! The background fabric IS perfect.