Friday, May 22, 2020

Donation Baby Quilts

Our local MQG chapter decided to make and donate quilts in support of a NICU at our local hospital.  I've made 3 quilt so far and one more quilt top is sitting waiting to be quilted.

I've shared the first one already - a circle quilt created somewhat improv-like.

My next one was quickly assembled from a set of charm squares that had been hand appliqued with circles.  This slow circles project was something I worked on in 2016 (see the blog post *) and then packed away.

During this stay at home period, I've been searching through my stash and using stuff up.  I made this disappearing 9-patch quilt from scraps and charm squares.

These last two used scraps of fabrics from Moda Fig Tree.  I didn't have anything in my stash that looked right for a traditional binding so I decided to go with a faced binding instead!

Finally, using triangles of Me & You fabric that I picked up at Quiltcon in 2017 (!!!), I've made one more quilt top.  Now to quilt - I'm planning diagonal lines with my walking foot!

Now to wash and donate these 3 quilts!  I'll be linking up as part of Hands to Help!

* One benefit of having a blog is knowing exactly when I started - and in this case - abandoned a project!

Have a wonderful day! Patty


  1. All of these quilts are gorgeous, but I especially love your improv curve quilt. It's quite striking.
    LOL yes a good thing about blogging is knowing you can look back to see when you started a project that may be hidden away in a WIP basket or drawer. I'm sure I've got WIPs sitting patiently waiting that would date back almost 10 years. Enjoy your weekend :)

  2. Great projects Patty! I think we all have been using a lot of stash the last few months. And it feels great, even if we all would love to go to a store and pet some new fabric!

  3. Such pretty baby quilts! The little babies parents will so appreciate these. It's the worse to have a baby in the NICU.

  4. I think it's awesome that you can find older projects to finish up and send on to be used and loved.

  5. All your quilts are beautiful, they are pretty donation quilts!

  6. Ooooo....I especially love how dynamic your circle improv and triangle quilts are. They are just divine.

  7. They are all beautiful, Patty! Thanks for being part of Hands2Help 2020!

  8. These are beautiful, Patty! Thanks for being part of Hands2Help 2020!

  9. Patty, all of your quilts are amazing. I especially love that first one, the colorful circles.


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