Pink Triangles

2016 became a bit busier for us this fall when our second daughter joined our family. I made this triangle quilt for her, and am taking her monthly baby photos on it.
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It’s made of simple triangles and was hand quilted in each triangles. There are many Alison Glass fabrics from a color bundle I ordered.
Pink Triangle Quilt

It’s similar to our first daughter’s baby quilt but this time I finished this one much more quickly.

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Thankful

Thankful for another year of the vegetable garden and all the harvests we enjoyed.

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Here are a few.

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Projects

Here’s what I’ve been sewing and knitting lately.

Lots of dresses for my little girl.  This was a set of matching dresses for all the girl cousins as well.  Many more that go right into the drawer and then in the wash and round and round again.img_6017

Another heart quilt which hangings in my daughter’s room.

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A twin-sized Plus Quilt for my daughter’s new bed.

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And I finally finished knitting this sweater for myself. It got a blue ribbon at the local fair.

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Heart Quilt

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This quilt was a graduation gift the came together quickly based on this pattern, with fabric from my stash. I re-worked the dimensions of the quilt by making the hearts 4″ square rather than the 2″ or 5″ in the original pattern. The finished quilt was around 50 x 60.

I machine quilted on the diagonal in a ‘V’ pattern and bound it with strips of the various colors.
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It was done in less than 3 weeks!

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Fall Colors String Quilt

I finally finished my sister’s wedding present! Its only a year and a couple of months late. :)

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I hand-quilted straight lines in the string sections, ovals in the sashing, squares inside squares in the white border and parallel lines in the outer border.
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The back has a strip of pieced scraps down the middle. The quilt is a queen size.
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I’ll hand deliver it next month and hope they enjoy it for many years to come.
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The previous post about this quilt is here.

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