Friday, January 7, 2011

1 charm pack + 1 yard of flannel = 1 baby quilt

I was feeling a little, I don't know, burned out after the holidays. I wanted to sew something, but I didn't want to do any measuring, or cutting, or thinking. So I came up with this equation that even my addled brain could handle: 1 charm pack + 1 yard of flannel = 1 baby quilt.
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I had a Fandango charm pack...

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and the yard of flannel that I won in Kate Spain's giveaway. (Like the satellite dish in this picture? Shh...we don't have satellite TV. High class here at the headquarters of Katie's Korner. Our neighbors have their dish mounted on a post in the front yard, so this seems like a minor infraction...)


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I quilted in diagonal lines--I wanted the quilt to stay soft, and I wanted to practice the technique. The binding is a dot from Midwest Modern, which ended up being a pretty good match.

Now that this is finished (I don't have a recipient yet...but I'm assuming I'll know someone who has a baby girl at some point!), I'm ready to move onto something that requires a bit more brain power. Maybe Cherie's dresden block for one of my new bees?

8 comments:

Sarah Craig said...

That's a sweet little quilt, Katie! Sometimes easy is good..... ;-)

Elizabeth D. said...

Katie, great idea! I've got a stack of charm packs without plans, so I'll have to give this a go the next time I need a quick baby gift. Thanks for sharing!

Kristie said...

Beautiful! I could go for a little simplicity right now.

Molly said...

Cute! I'm working on a charm quilt today...I agree with just "sewing to sew" sometimes.

Leslie said...

this is adorable...i love simple squares for any quilt

Lora said...

oh, i love it!! so fun. :)

RheLynn said...

gorgeous. I love the fabrics you are using!

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