HQAL: Finishing Up a Baby Quilt :)

Good Morning and hello again with next 3 weeks posting for the HQAL. At our last posting I was pleased to write that I had finally finished the Capital T Quilt.

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I had an idea of what I wanted to work on next but instead, I decided to continue and finish a baby quilt I have been working on to welcome a grandson’s first baby girl. I have shown this project before but on my daily regular feed. The baby quilt is for a couple that is fun, funky, comic lovers, off the grid ~ is the best I can describe them ~ so I wanted the quilt to match their personality. The blocks are all hand pieced but I admit that I attached the sashing by machine due to time constraints.

 

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Here we are now for this posting

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I have been working daily hand quilting all of the blocks. In fact I am just finishing up the last block. I doubled up on the quilt batting, a cotton and synthetic blend and it really made the quilting pop!

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The back looks fun and squishy, just what I wanted

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I feel good I will have this completed on schedule for mailing off to Texas to welcome baby Kira on time.

This Hand Quilt Along is an opportunity for hand quilters and piecers to share and motivate one another. We post every three weeks, to show our progress and encourage one another.  If you have a hand quilting project and would like to join our group contact Kathy at the link below.

Kathy, Margaret, TracyDeb, Susan,  Nanette,  EdithSharonKarrin, Gretchen, Kathi, Daisy, Connie, Monica and Sherrie

Please take some time and visit the pages of the other wonderful hand quilters and make some new friends

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15 thoughts on “HQAL: Finishing Up a Baby Quilt :)

  1. Sherrie Plummer June 28, 2020 / 4:07 pm

    Hi,
    What a colorful and pretty baby quilt. Baby Kira will love it.
    Have a great day!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Karrin Hurd June 28, 2020 / 4:37 pm

    Great colorful baby quilt!

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  3. claire93 June 28, 2020 / 5:18 pm

    baby quilt is looking lovely & squishy!

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  4. kathyreeves June 28, 2020 / 5:49 pm

    Love that squishiness! Kira will treasure this when she is older, but for now she’ll love laying and rolling in it! Such a fun baby quilt!

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    • Sharon June 29, 2020 / 1:08 pm

      Thank You Kathy…squishy is the buzz word for this baby quilt. Its really turning out to be a fun baby quilt 🙂

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  5. Susan Nixon June 28, 2020 / 7:25 pm

    Great baby quilt. They love grabbing things and texture is so good for them, too. A finish! Yay!

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    • Sharon June 29, 2020 / 1:17 pm

      Thank you Susan, I agree, the texture and bright colors are going to be a hut with his 🙂

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  6. Deb June 28, 2020 / 10:27 pm

    That T quilt is beautiful!!! Your fingers have been flying with that needle!

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    • Sharon June 29, 2020 / 1:33 pm

      Thank you Deb – flying and a bit sore 🙂 I am alternating with a tea towel and a cross stitch project 🙂

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    • Sharon June 29, 2020 / 3:22 pm

      Thank you ~ Squishy is the buzz word for this quilt 🙂 to wrap around a squishy soft baby 🙂

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  7. Texas Quilter July 4, 2020 / 7:31 pm

    Your Capital T is so pretty – Aren’t you glad you finished it? Hugs

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