Thursday, 16 June 2016

Another quilt for Linus ....

This finish is another one to tick of my 2016 FAL list - get the feeling that I know the end of quarter is just around the corner?!!

Again, this was made by a child for a child at a local Home Ed co-op I am part of.  Whilst I had cut various size squares prior to the session, the children had free rein choosing their fabric and putting it together.  This was made by a 9 year old boy and I think he did admirably seeing as he'd never used a sewing machine up until a few months ago.
This quilt finished at 30" x 30".

I freehand quilted it with a geometric design of straight line boxes and rectangles of varying sizes.  It was the first time I have quilted this design and I really like how it has turned out.

The backing was cotton from IKEA and the scrappy binding was made up of binding leftover from all my recent quilts!
I am going to the group again tomorrow and will take all the finished quilts to show the show the children.  I am very proud of their work and hope they will be too. x


  1. What a super fun child quilt! Applause to the young boy who put it together, he did a FAB job.

  2. I'm sure they will love their finishes. I like the quilting on this one.

  3. Fun quilting motif! I'll have to try that one. This little boy is into balance! His design is so symmetrical! GREAT JOB!

  4. He did a great job with the fabric selections. The quilting looks cool too. Congrats on another finish.

  5. Made by small people! That's wonderful! (my favorite is the sheep fabric!) Congratulations on a wonderful finish! On behalf of the 2016 FAL hosts, thanks for playing along.


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