If I’ve counted correctly,this is Tummy Time quilt number 5 this year! And Gavin is Wyatt’s cousin! It was fun to make 2 quilts for my friend’s grandchildren.The center strings are a red flannel with lots of brights and novelties. The batting is Quilters Dream Puff, quilted with one of my favorite freehand quilting designs, Overlapped Looped Spirals using Superior SoFine! #50.Gavin was an early baby so I was quilting this one after he was born which allowed me to stitch his name into one of solid strings!
January is retreat month so I’ll be starting another one to be prepared for the next one!
I’m always excited to personally deliver a Tummy Time quilt, especially when it involves holding babies! Wyatt’s quilt is my favorite Rectangle Strings with a soft flannel backing. And thanks to this quilt hanging out in my studio before I was able to deliver it, lots of my clients chose Overlapping Looped Spirals for their quilts, too.The strings are color and novelties creating a mass of little “I Spy” fun! Some of the strings are flannel for textures changes. My Tummy Time quilts are for car rides, floor playing and park days!
Whenever I finish this pattern, I start another, because there are lots of babies out there! Stay tuned for the next delivery!
Once in a great while, I invite the quilt maker into my studio to quilt their quilt! Meet Jack, the quilt maker of this awesome scrappy batik quilt.We had a great time quilting looped spirals together!Pretty awesome first quilt! I’m excited to see what he does next! He’s lucky to have a grandma to encourage and teach him.The thread is Superior Rainbows and the batting is Quilter’s Dream Puff.
Teach a kid to sew today!
Thanks! 🙂 Linda
I love homespun quilts, especially after they are washed and dried, they get all wrinkly and cuddly.
For this quilt we decided on a freehand E2E that I call Looped Spirals. I slightly overlapped the spirals to add interest and mimic the way a plaid overlaps.
The spirals add great texture which will increase and soften with washing. The batting is Quilter’s Dream 100% cotton select, perfect for homespun quilts! Just the right about of shrinkage and thickness.
And I have to show you the fun pieced back!
Thanks for looking and just keep stitchin’
Stay tuned for the Blog Hop Party starting Saturday!
Barbara at Rainbows and Calico Things Quilt Shop used the Melrose fabric by Red Rooster for a shop sample. Here’s the quilt that I made with the same fabric – Bryana + Sam .
The quilting design is a freehand E2E called Overlapped Looped Spirals.
The spiral adds great texture to the squareness of the quilt and mimics the focus fabric elements.
Check out Rainbows and Calico Things for Melrose Five and Dime kits to complete this quilt.
Come to the Williamsburg area February 18 or 19 for the I-80 Quilter’s Shopping Spree at the Little Amana Clarion Inn. Lots of vendors under one roof!
Thanks for looking and just keep stitchin’!