Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Big Baby - ALYoF March Goal accomplished

My ALYoF goal for March was stated here:

I used recycled fabrics for this quilt, and decided to use a solid light grey cotton as background. The design is called Big Baby, and is from the book Vintage Vibe by Amber Johnson. I won a signed copy of the book in a giveaway, and this is one I will cherish!

The top of the baby quilt came together quite fast, the design is simple, yet stunning. Here the flimsy is laid out on my porch floor.

In my plum tree,

the wind tried to take it...

Here it is quilted, with the binding added. The quilt is approximately 37" square after wash and dryer cycle. The binding is blue with red and white flowers.

The back was made from two recycled pillow cases, I love how the back really compliments the front! This is a quilt that can be used by both boys and girls.

It looks good in the playground.

This quilt will stay in my house for a while, because there are no expected babies in the near future, as far as I know.

It is good to finish a scrappy project, I like using recycled fabrics!

Linked up to BlossomHeartQuiltLinky Tuesday , Let's Bee SocialLink A Finish Friday and TGIFF.


  1. Oh, I love it! Thanks for sharing. I'm glad you liked the book and pattern!

    Happy quilting!

  2. This is very pretty. I like this big star block.

  3. Takk for kjekt besøk på bloggen! No skal eg følgje din blogg, og studere han nærare når eg får tid. Big Baby er kjempefin!

  4. Your quilt is beautiful! I love scrappy, too.

  5. Way to go on your finish! It looks great. I really like the pattern.

  6. Wow, what a finish!!! What a gift! I love the design and the colors. So happy. Hope it find a new owner soon.

  7. That is a wonderful recycle quilt! Great job pulling everything together. Thanks for sharing on TGIFF!

  8. Looks great. Will you be able to part with it if a baby comes along?


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