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

5 comments:

  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 :)

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  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!

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

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

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

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