HQAL Update: Baby Quilt & T Quilt

This is our first posting for the year 2020 and I am

pleased to report I have a finish with the baby blanket.



I would have liked to have quilted around each of the triangles but with the time restraint to get it in the mail to the shower in time, I opted for only quilting the inside and outside of the square blocks. Originally I intended to add a small gray pompom embellishment with the border but it just didn’t have the look I had envisioned.

Simplicity won out. She’s in the mail for shower which is next Saturday.


My other hand project is the ongoing T block quilt. At our last posting I had shared I had begun stitching the blocks together. I really had no idea my direction with this but I was able to get a really good look at what was going on ~ a bunch of mish mosh un squared off mess of blocks.


Back to the drawing board, blocks squared off and sashing added,  much better. I feel like I have something worth piecing together. There will be two more rows for a total of 16 blocks. The blocks measure  15 X 15″  and the sashing is 1 1/2″ wide.


I hope you’ll take some time and visit the others in this hand quilt along group. There are some fabulous projects in the works. We post an update on our projects every three weeks. If you would like to join along, please contact Kathy at the link below.

Kathy, MargaretEmmaTracyDeb, Susan,  Nanette,  EdithSharon,
Karrin, Gretchen, Kathi,  Bella, Daisy and Connie

13 thoughts on “HQAL Update: Baby Quilt & T Quilt

    • Sharon January 12, 2020 / 4:01 pm

      Thank you – I had fun making this one. Mommy to be picked out the color scheme for this. Love the softness of the colors 🙂


  1. kathyreeves January 12, 2020 / 4:12 pm

    The baby quilt is darling, and the finished T blocks look great with the sashing. I think you are on the final lap with this flimsy!

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  2. Sharon January 12, 2020 / 4:46 pm

    Thanks Kathy….very pleased with the sashing, so simple and yet it really worked to tie it together.


  3. Deb January 12, 2020 / 5:00 pm

    That’s a very sweet,cozy baby quilt ,nothing wrong with simplicity! I’ve enjoyed reading your journals of this T quilt coming together, glad your perseverance is paying off for its looking great!

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    • Sharon January 12, 2020 / 9:34 pm

      Thank you Deb on the kind words on the baby quilt and and T quilt….that T quilt has been a real stretch for me. I am glad I stuck with it too 🙂

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  4. Karrin Hurd January 12, 2020 / 6:35 pm

    Great baby quilt! And your T-blocks are progressing nicely!

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    • Sharon January 12, 2020 / 9:36 pm

      Thank you Karrin …both have been fun to work on but that T quilt – so glad its finally coming together 🙂


  5. craftycreeky January 12, 2020 / 11:05 pm

    Love the baby quilt, simpler blocks often make very effective quilts. The T quilt is coming on nicely too.

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  6. Susan Nixon January 12, 2020 / 11:47 pm

    Yay! A rare thing – a hand-quilted baby quilt. What a lovely thing to do and to send, and on time! I’m impressed. The T blocks are looking good. Are you going to hand quilt that, as well?

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    • Sharon January 13, 2020 / 1:45 am

      Thank you Susan. Yes I will be hand quilting it. It is the only way I quilt 🙂

      Liked by 1 person

  7. Texas Quilter January 13, 2020 / 2:20 am

    Your Capital T is coming along very nicely Sharon! The baby quilt turned out very pretty! Have a wonderful week! Hugs

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