Thursday, February 27, 2014

February's ALYOF is finished...

February is almost over...where has the month gone?
I'm happy to be linking up  
to February's linky party for ALYOF
and I still have 2 days to finish another project.
I'm working on a few...hopefully I can finish another one with a ruffle.
A Lovely Year of Finishes
Yippee...another UFO is finished.
The pattern is free on the Moda Bakeshop.
I quilted it with a Bubbles pantograph.
and backed it with more dots...I'm luving dots this year.
I will be making this quilt again...
as I really want to make it with a chenille backing.

Thank you Melissa and Shanna, 
I'm on track to finish 12 UFO's.
Check out the linky party here see all the February finishes.

Think spring...keep thinking it...think spring!!

I'm also linking to

Finish it up Friday at
crazy mom quilts
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Such a Sew and Sew

February Finishes

Happy Stitching

19 comments:

Suze said...

Pauline - another great quilt!!!! I used your binding tutorial again - many thanks. I'm binding a king size DWR to put in a quilt show in June. The machine part went like clock work. The handwork is a real bear. You would think I didn't prewash the fabric. I don't always prewash - I know I did this time - it's red on red tone. I didn't want to have it bleed. And I remember ironing and ironing it before I sent it to the longarm quilter. The fabric is very hard to get a needle through and it's hard to see with the tone on tone, too. My jaw is locked with tension and even though I'm alone, I'm trying to watch my words. GRRRRR! I have one side done and about 1/2 of another. I have a queen quilt to scallop and bind. I made a mate to it for my sister-in-law when she was ordained as a pastor about 3 years ago. It's been quilted that long. I couldn't decide if I wanted to scallop mine too or not. I've never put a quilt in a show and decided it was time. The DWR was made in about 3 weeks by a friend who was 89. She's now 91 and I want to honor her work. She wouldn't take any money for making the quilt. I bought the fabric, but that's a lot of work. She made it on a treadle machine. I had bought a nice sewing machine for my step granddaughter who wanted to learn to sew. She never came back to my house and the lady said she'd like a new machine, so I gave her the sewing machine. A couple of weekends ago, the step granddaughter told me (when I took my grandson back to Mommy) that she wanted to come home with me and make a quilt that afternoon and her mom could pick her up and they could then make the almost 3 hour trip back to their house. She has no idea I had bought the machine and gave it away. I told her after having her brother for 2 days, I was tired and I was coming home and going to bed. lol She is 12 and has no clue about sewing although her maternal grandmother sews and quilts. Again, another great quilt and thanks for the great tutorial on binding. I'll be using it again, soon. So, it's terrific even on curves!!!!

Karen said...

Love this quilt. The fabrics are gorgeous. I agree with you about the dots.
And yes, another one would be lovely with a chenille backing.
Okay, I am thinking Spring for you!

Aunt 'Reen said...

What a darling quilt!
Congratulations on a wonderful finish!

Mdm Samm said...

I never tire to see a baby quilt with such lovely fabric choices..yours the best I have seen to date….sooo pretty Pauline

Cheryl's Teapots2Quilting said...

What a cute quilt.

Michele said...

Just adorable!

Candace said...

What an adorable quilt! Who doesn't love dots! Great finish!
Cheers!

Siouxzq64@gmail.com said...

That is such a cute quilt and it looks so very simple but wonderful!

Needled Mom said...

I love the fabric choices in this one. I have the same pattern in my UFO list!

Nicole said...

LOVE, LOVE, LOVE, especially the polka dots.

Stephanie said...

So very adorable!! As for Winter...although snow photos are gorgeous I prefer someone else have all that snow. Stay tuned...the next blast is on the way. I need flowers!!!

Wendy said...

lovely fabric choices Pauline :) I've also made that pattern and have to say I enjoy yours more :) Great job on another finish!!

Julie Mylander said...

Such an adorable quilt! I love the dot backing, too! The Teddy looks so happy to be sitting there...

Gemini Jen NZ said...

That is really cool, I love the quote!

Patty D from NC said...

Looks great! I've a baby quilt on my todo list- perhaps I'll do this one.

Sarah Craig said...

I've made this quilt a couple of times, but absolutely love your fabric choices! Looks like I'll be making it again with all this new inspiration!!

Whoop whoop!!

StitchinByTheLake said...

I downloaded this pattern last week to make for my niece who is expecting her third boy. :) blessings, marlene

Lorna McMahon said...

Very nice! Love the colours and all those dots! Congrats on a fabulous finish!

Elizabeth said...

Oh, that is such a fun little baby quilt! I love the colors and the polka dots on the back! Congrats on a great finish and thanks for linking up!

xo -E

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