Saturday, November 14, 2009
Story time is big in our house so I couldn't deny Lily this Quilting Treasures Little Golden Books fabric while we were shopping. She saw it and was nearly giddy. She pointed to all the characters and said their names and "We have that book!" She asked me to buy some and make her a "blanket" aka a quilt. I bought a half yard intending to do something with it for her. I think that she has since forgotten about it. In secret, I put together this little baby sized quilt for her to cuddle with during story time. I had wanted to try some appliqued circles so I decided to include them here. I used freezer paper to form the circle appliques and hand sewed them to the quilt. I fussy cut a circle with the Pokey Little Puppy in the center since puppies are her favorites. I also wanted to have a little fun with the quilting. I chose grey for the background material in the center piece since it coordinates with the Saggy Baggy Elephant and is reminiscent of a chalkboard. Then I quilted the lower case alphabet in white thread (to look chalk like). I'll save this one for Christmas.