Over the first part of the weekend I had a chance to finish up a couple of little projects…first up was to make a scrappy binding for the patchwork baby quilt I shared recently.
I just love scrappy bindings! They do take a little extra time, but they are so fun…and often it’s a great way to use up scraps, too!
I actually ended up with a little bit of binding left over which means I need to start another project out of these gorgeous fabrics!
I was able to keep all of my seam allowances away from the corners on this quilt, too–no easy task with so many seam allowances to juggle. I think I just got lucky in the end!
I just love the mix of colors. The quilt is for a granddaughter due to arrive in October. My daughter (the Mom-to-be) loves browns and wanted a mix of girly colors with some earth tones..this collection, Prairie by Little Miss Shabby for Moda (due in stores in October), ended up being perfect.
I finished up one other project this weekend–I can’t share it just yet, but I have to show a sneak peek…the fabrics are Poka Dots & Paisleys by Minick & Simpson for Moda (shipping fairly soon, I believe).
Hope you are able to sew this weekend too! Thanks so much for stopping by
The baby quilt is stinkin' cute. And the sneak peak? Oh my goodness I love the blues and I love love love how you quilted it. Can not wait to see more.
Love yur scrappy binding it's perfect for this fun quilt! I'm just sewing on the binding on my Aurifil mini (not scrappy) for anything else it's too hot. Enjoy our sunday:-)
Darling baby quilt. Congrats on your upcoming grandchild! Scrappy is always best 🙂
I don't worry about binding seams ending up in the corners, maybe because I didn't know it was considered a "problem" or a bad thing when I started doing bindings.
If the corner is too bulky I trim the triangle of batting that's in the corner.
Love the baby quilt and the scrappy binding just adds the finishing perfect touch. That baby is going to love it – as will the mom. Great choice!
CUQUI Carvajal says
Sempre fas preciositats. Una abraçada.
LOVE! The baby quilt is so sweet! And I am new to Minick and Simpson. I am loving their style. Beautiful work on the baby quilt. The fabrics are so yummy. I can hardly wait to see the Minick and Simpson quilt. You always do beautiful work.
Bella Pink says
Very cute quilt! I don't know how you find the time to make all of these wonderful items. I know it's your job but you still have a family and you must have to do the dishes once in a while. You are a quilting machine!
Helen L says
Ditto to the above comment!! 🙂 The baby quilt is so sweet: Prairie by Cory Yoder? And I know what you mean about the seams and quilt corners.. Shall we say that I learned the hard way to make sure and pin the binding all the way around before sewing it to make sure the seams weren't on a corner! 🙂 And do you have two daughters, or is the quilt for Chelsi's baby? That Minick and Simpson line looks wonderful: can't wait to see that quilt! Have a great week: Hugs, H
I do love scrappy bindings too……….
Christine Harrison says
Just love srpy quilts.
I have so many scraps at the moment that Imneed to do something with them. I am such a hoarder I can't throw any of my small scraps away. They will come in handy one day won't they? Your baby quilt is lovely is it for a special little one you know?
Needled Mom says
That is wonderful. The scrappy border is great on it.
Susie Hoover says
Your grandbaby quilt is adorable. I love the bright colors. Did you know that bright colors stimulate a baby's mind? The thought is that it will improve their intelligence!
I hope you share the quilting that you did on your "Sneak Peek". I LOVE IT!!! I also happen to have a quilt that needs a basic design but I just didn't think I knew what it was. Guess what? I think your SP is it!!! Please share!