I love making baby quilts as gifts - they are super-distinctive, but piece up and quilt up a lot easier than a larger size. I even got to baste this on my dining table, vs. on the floor, and my back was thanking me!
The pattern - Finlay's Stars - is based off a Moroccan tile (and will be for sale soon on my Craftsy and Etsy pages, if there are any quilters reading here.) The most work here (apart from the actual quilting, which was a lot of work, since I rather painstakingly outline-quilted it) was trimming the half-square triangles to the right dimension, but apart from that, pretty smooth sailing.
Of course, I did have a lot of help with this quilt - Biscuit was intimately involved in both the quilting and the binding process!
Lots of pictures to follow - this project pretty much took over my life for all of the last week, so I'm going to show several photos of it!
|All pieced-up, before adding a border|
|Basting on a dining table...|
|Biscuit *helps* with the quilting...|
|Quilting detail. With bonus bits of thread, which hopefully came out in the wash...|
||Biscuit *helps* with the binding... (don't worry, I washed the quilt prior to giving it to the mom-to-be!)|
|Another photo of the finished quilt. I'm pretty impressed with my quilting diligence.|