Square in square quilt

My first finish for 2016! Yeah!!! Finally a finished quilt! I sat down yesterday night and bound this beauty. You cannot imagine my joy for this finish…mainly because my time is so limited the past 5 months, since Orestis was born.

This quilt contains 25 “square in square” blocks each measuring 8,5” inches, including seam allowance. It was quilted edge to edge with two straight lines of 1/4 of an inch apart from each vertical and horizontal seam.

This quilt is for sale in my SHOP. SOLD

Quilt Process

Machine pieced, quilted and hand-bound by me.
Quilt dimensions: 40” x 40” (102 x 102 cm).
Quilt pattern: The Square in square block, a traditional block.

Materials used

All materials are 100% cotton.

Quilt front: Fat quarters mainly from Farm Fresh by October Afternoon (Riley Blake fabrics), and some from Early Bird by Cosmo Cricket (Andover fabrics), Playday by SEI and Metro market by Ann Kelle (Robert Kaufman fabrics).
Backing: Mama said sew (Moda fabrics)
Binding: Gingham cotton fabric that I bought from Istanbul.
Batting: 100% cotton.

Date made: December 2014 – 4.2.2016

This Week’s statistics

Swoon quilt: made all the blocks but haven’t pieced them together…
Star sashing quilt: Top pieced
Surrounded quilt: Currently being quilted.
Orange peels quilt: piecing the top.
Vintage embroidery quilt: selecting fabric
Videos made: None. Soon…

Summary of this week stats

Completed projects – 1
New projects – 2
Currently in progress – 5

Linking to Crazy Mom Quilts for a great Finish it up Friday and to Thank Goodness It’s Finished Friday (which is being hosted by Devoted Quilter this week)!

This project is my first finish for the 2016 Quarter 1 Finish-A-Long.

2016 Finish-A-Long
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March 31, 2016 11:44 pm

Lovely! I’m not finding your original link to your finish-a-long post, could you make sure to add it so you’re elegible for the prizes? Thanks! And Thank you for participating in the FAL, on behalf of the 2016 global FAL hosts

April 1, 2016 10:24 pm

Hi Jennie! The link is right there in the bottom of the post. I guess you’ve missed it! http://zarkadia.com/2016/01/2016-finish-a-long-q1/

April 1, 2016 11:10 pm

I’m sorry! I saw that link but I thought it was back to the FAL page…I apologize! 🙂

February 6, 2016 6:51 pm

Very nice! Love the binding you chose!

Leanne Parsons
February 6, 2016 2:45 am

A great finish! Those fabrics are all so cute 🙂 Thanks for linking to TGIFF.

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