Monday, January 10, 2011

Design Wall Monday 1-10-11

This will be a baby quilt for donating to a neonatal unit.  It is based on a design in a Ursula Reikes book. (Quilts for Babies: Easy as ABC or most likely one of the two that followed.) 

Close up shows the color more accurately.  3 rows are sewn together.  Will finish this before next guild meeting so I can turn it in.  I had exactly enough of the purple to make 7 rows.  Yikes, talk about cutting it close! 

A charity quilt for Faithful Circle Quilters is on Ruthie today.  The pantograph is called Popcorn by Willow Leaf Studios.  I tried it when I first got Ruthie and I thought I did a horrible job -- the curved parts were flat, the section where you move to the next "popcorn" were choppy and some really close together, some really far apart.  I think this is so much better.  It will never be exactly like the panto unless I computerize.  And, I just don't think that is going to happen any time soon! 

Go visit Judy's Design Wall Monday to see a long list of other design walls to visit. Lots of people are now participating in Design Wall Monday.  

I'm off to the Y and then up to the studio to finish the quilting on the charity quilt. If any time is left I'll work on the baby quilt. 

Happy Quilting All! 


  1. Cute baby quilt: the purple and lime green look good together.

  2. Your popcorns look great. A couple more times and they will be perfect :)

  3. That quilt is as bright as mine! I think your quilting looks great!

  4. Very cute, the stripe fabric really adds interest.

  5. cute baby quilt. You're really busy and getting a lot accomplished.

  6. What a great baby quilt to donate. Good for you! Love the stripe!


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