Look What I Made: My First Quilt

Hurrah, one project I can cross off my to-do list! This is my first finished quilt. It’s a gift for Lily Rose, my friend Michelle’s new baby girl. I made it square so it could be used as a play mat or for whatever she likes really.

The fabric is Summer Song by My Mind’s Eye for Riley Blake Designs. I fell in love with the prints months ago and am glad to have had the opportunity to purchase and use them. I bought the fabric from Fabric Bee and Cherry Lane Textiles, using Etsy.com. The backing fabric is cotton, from Spotlight. I made the binding using a tutorial found on YouTube. The batting is cotton, also from Spotlight.

Published in: on March 20, 2011 at 10:02 pm  Comments (4)  

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  1. So beautiful…it’s amazing, I can’t believe it’s your first quilt..it’s too perfect! Great work…I hope to see many more now!

    • Thanks Thouraya! I’m not sure how many more are in my future, but it is tempting!

  2. Beautiful quilt! I just bought my first sewingmachine, and maybe I want to make a quilt too.. althoug I have no idea how to do it..

    But you did a great job, well done!

    • Thanks Kathy! YouTube has so many tutorials for quilting – I’m sure it will help. Good luck!

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