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A second quilt for a second son

Second quilt and pillow

I’m so giddy over the new quilts in the family!  I’m so ready to make another one.  And, thank you, those of you who mentioned that binding isn’t as bad as at sounds.  I may just give it a try…

Second quilt and pillow

So this one is for Eamonn.  I love the colors in it.  And I’m suddenly thinking that I need to make the whole family polka dot jammies.  How fun would that be??

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18 thoughts on “A second quilt for a second son

  1. yay for you!! again!! i love this one too. very nice job. you should be proud. There are a lot of us who still have quilts not done and you….2 in one week… 🙂 congrats.

    See what becky has been blogging about: Tote Bag Swappy Goodness

    1. Thanks! And for the record, I made the tops of these quilts over a year ago. I can procrastinate with the best of ’em 😉

  2. Those turned out great! Sometimes you need extra time (even if it is a yr) to get it just right! Kashoan

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  3. another beautiful quilt – I love the colors too!

    See what Jen has been blogging about: Woody too…

  4. Such a busy little beaver…..they look great!!! Nice Job!

  5. I love these. I LOVE them. Love them love them love them. Love them.

    1. Hm, I’m wondering if you like them… 😉 Thanks! I’m equally as pleased with them.

  6. I love this one too. I have a few of these fabrics and it makes me think…heck, I could do that. Using larger squares looks so cool…and I see it as being something I could manage.
    Thanks again for the inspiration!

    See what Beth H has been blogging about: Guest Post from the Other Half

    1. That’s exactly what made me think I could do it – no complicated patterns involved. Everything is either a fat quarter, half a fat quarter, or a quarter of a fat quarter. It was great for getting my feet wet.

  7. I am getting inspired to make my quilt. These look great. I cant wait to post on my blog “here is my first quilt!!!” Congratulations!!!

    See what cindygert has been blogging about: What can happen in a week? A lot!!

  8. Don’t listen to them! Binding my first quilts is killing me! I actually ended up just topstitching the first one, after several awful attempts at doing it by hand.

    But seriously, they are lovely, as is everything you make. You’ve become one of my daily inspirations.

    See what Megan has been blogging about: How To Sew Binding onto a Quilt – A Tutorial for Beginners

    1. Aw, thank you, that’s sweet!

      I’m thinking I have to try binding at this point, and just see for myself. Wish me luck! And I hope you manage to finish yours up without too much trouble.

  9. Your quilts are wonderful! I love the photo of them side-by-side. I just started on my own quilt adventures this summer and am now slightly addicted. Amy Butler and quilts – gotta love that combination. I was scared of binding at first too, but armed with a binding tape maker and instructions continuous binding from HELLOmynameisHeather I am on a roll. Good luck!

    See what Beth has been blogging about: A new quilt in the family

  10. Beautiful quilt! Your site is awesome.

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  11. lisa- i have an offbeat question and you are the polymer clay queen…so, wondering if you know what book or where i would find a tutorial or something on how to make those cute clay topped pins-sewing pins. they look like strawberries, cute things like that. i tried finding something on it and can’t. help me? thanks!

    See what becky has been blogging about: Idol time?

    1. Hmmm, I’m not exactly sure what you mean. Do you have a picture of what you’re trying to do? I’m sure I could suggest a resource if I knew what they looked like 🙂

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