Back in the Quilting Game

I haven't made a quilt in what's felt like ages.  It's actually been since January, but given the booming fertility of my peers, that seems nearly absurd.

The last quilt I did was a random arrangement of solid colored triangles.  I loved it so much, that I decided to give it another shot.  This time, just to switch it up and give myself a bit of a challenge, I went with super small triangles.  So I just cut out a whole bunch (that's an exact number) of triangles in lots of fun colors to match the backing fabric I'd chosen.  Um, yeah, that was poor planning...or rather, a poor decision to not plan at all.  I cut and sewed so many little triangles that it honestly felt like I was creating enough for like a California king bed, but I was wrong.  And ended up making the tiniest baby quilt I've ever made.  Oops.  But babies are small, right?  So I just went with it.

I finished it off with some hand tying (my first time trying the technique out) and some random binding left over from my very first quilt ever.  I think it worked.  The backing fabric is Alexander Henry's Entertaining Elephants (available here).  Anyway, I think it's one of my favorite quilts I've ever made...even if it is the tiniest.

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If you're wondering what's on TV in the background, it's Breaking Bad...our newest TV obsession.  We're on Season 2.  Nothing says 'congrats on the baby' like cooking meth, right?


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  1. You make me want to redo the nursery just so you'll make me another quilt. Beautiful.

  2. I love this one! The colors are so cheery and I love the hand tying.

  3. I love our quilt, in fact I slept under one last night (Nate let me use his while I slept in his room). Thanks!

    Also, I love Breaking Bad. My only regret is that I started before the entire show was over, and waiting for new episodes is frustrating.


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