WIP: The last minute finished quilt

I finished this small quilt -I call it a stroller quilt/blanket- on our way to Thessaloniki, while my husband was driving…Hand binding a small quilt can be a very easy “on the road” project.

First of all I have to credit my inspiration, that was NanaCompany and her wonderful quilting, and the book “Warman’s Vintage Quilts“, which includes a very similar doll quilt.

I used on the top the line “30’s Playtime” by Chloe’s Closet from Moda fabrics and a dark brown cotton solid, and for the backing Red flower Floursack from Windham fabrics. The quilt measures approximately [63,5 cm x 83,8cm] 25” Χ 33” inches, and it was machine quilted, with a few hand-quilted details, and hand-binded.

I decided to keep this space of our living room for photographing my smaller quilts. I think it looks really cool.

Now on this week’s statistics. I have a lot to do, and so little time….

Dresden quilt:

I have been hand quilting a lot on the christmas holidays but still there is a lot left to go. It is going on great though.
Checkers quilt:
I will definetely try to finish the top this week, and finally show you something…
Pinwheel quilt:
Just today I received the backing fabric, so I will have to experiment with some machine quilting this week.
Now my stats:

Finished:
Little brown quilt
Currently in progress:
Checkers quilt
Dresden quilt
No progress:
Butterfly quilt
Pinwheel quilt

This week’s stats:
Completed projects -1
New projects -0
Currently in progress – 4

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WIP on the Little Brown Quilt

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8 Comments
Zafeira
January 10, 2013 7:07 am

Thank you all for your kind words.

@google-649a4663813f1079bb98a493fb555b45:disqus Great WIP post!

Heidi Grohs
January 9, 2013 4:51 pm

Love the black with those blocks!  And I agree…binding is a great on the go project!!!!

Tanyia
January 9, 2013 4:46 pm

this is so cute and I love the contrast of the dark background, really makes the colors pop! I am stopping from the WIP hop, I would love to have you drop by my post: http://domesticdeficitdisorder.blogspot.com/2013/01/its-wednesday-wip.html

Chris
January 9, 2013 2:27 pm

That is sweet.  I never thought to put black with 30s prints but I will have to bear it in mind.

Adrianne
January 9, 2013 8:44 am

Super cute quilt – and I agree – your quilt looks great in that location.

Cath Moore
January 9, 2013 8:05 am

That pattern always makes a lovely quilt.
Cath @ Bits ‘n Bobs

Kristy @ Quiet Play
January 9, 2013 7:07 am

Very sweet quilt!

Kirsty
January 9, 2013 7:06 am

Cute quilt!!

Love to read your comments!