Wednesday, December 07, 2011

7 :: farm animal quilt

It has been a long time in the making, but last week I finally got to give my farm animal baby quilt to my friends' dear little girl (she's only 6 months - so that's not too bad, right?!)

The pattern is the Country Time quilt, from Alicia Paulson's Embroidery Companion. I did swap out two of the animals - I popped in a cat and a dog in place of the pattern's sheep and rooster.

The print blocks are all cottons from my stash, and I used bamboo batting. I did some hand quilting on it - there are 6 blocks that are quilted with an embroidery floss running stitch around the edge.

I think it turned out pretty cute!
The embroidery patterns were really fun to stitch up, and it is always nice to play with pretty fabrics from the stash!

I really hope little miss will love it as much as I loved putting it together for her!



  1. It turned out beautifully! It's totally awesome. I'm very envious of you having it complete. Well done!

  2. Better late...than not at all. At 6 months old I'm sure baby is blissfully unaware!

  3. It's fantastic. You've done such an amazing job on it, and it will be so well loved, I'm sure!

  4. It's gorgeous, nice combination of embroidery and patchwork.


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