Wednesday, 9 December 2015

WIP Wednesday

Remember that box of baby clothes that I got in the mail from Hawaii to make a quilt from a friend's granddaughter's baby clothes?


This is the kind of thing it contained:






And yesterday I spent most of the day cutting 6" squares from the baby clothes, some of the clothes were so tiny I had to piece the 6" squares and almost all of the squares needed to have stabilizer ironed on the back because they were stretch fabrics.


But it eventually became a quilt top! I'll quilt it soon and then sew the 8 pink buttons from a jumper/overall that was among the clothes to the mauve strips above and below her name:


Here are a couple of my favorite blocks:












I'm just going to stitch in the ditch on this one I think.





1 comment:

  1. That is absolutely darling! I have a stack of t-shirts of each of my four boys to make up into quilts and have yet to begin. Thanks for the inspiration.

    ReplyDelete