One Plus One

On Wednesday I shared a picture of the pinwheel blocks I am making for one of the sports themed quilts I was asked to make. I’m happy to report that I have the top finished! Yay!! But. I finished it late in the evening and wasn’t able to get pictures. I will have to share it with you a bit later. Until then, here’s a look at a finished quilt I haven’t shown you yet.

I finished this baby quilt a couple of weeks ago but didn’t do a finish post because I was waiting for decent weather to get some good shots. Then I got busy, and forgot. So today I want to share with you this sweet little quilt!

Baby Quilt Sea Star Pattern

This is the Sea Star pattern I tested for Cheryl @ Meadow Mist Designs. I really like the colors I choose to use; they are so much fun. Fabric selection is a skill I’m still practicing and one I am not totally comfortable with yet. To have these pieces work so well together made me a very happy quilter!

Baby Quilt FMQ loops

I used an Aurifil variegated thread in the quilting with a big loopy design. I didn’t want to quilt it too heavily so it would stay cuddly and soft. The thread I used was #4659 and I am really pleased with how it looks.

Quilting detail

The backing is almost as cute as the front.  The 30’s print I found is as cute as can be. Look at those fun girls and boys!

30's print backing fabric



The binding is a happy little polka dot that compliments all the colors and I think it is perfect.

And here’s another pic, just because….

Baby Quilt Sea Star Pattern

I love this little quilt and can definitely recommend the Sea Star pattern.  I hope you like it as much as I do if you try it.

Linking up with Crazy Mom Quilts, Confessions of a Fabric Addict, Show off Saturday and Pink Doxies. Have a great weekend!


About Beth

I’m a wife, mother of two, and lover of all things crafty. I love to cook up new things in the kitchen and in my craft room, and sometimes get “licking the spoon” mixed up with “licking the fabric”!!

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12 Responses to One Plus One

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  2. Cheryl says:

    I love all of the orange prints in the quilt, it turned out beautifully! Thank you so much for testing the pattern for me!

  3. Jasmine says:

    Your fabrics really do play so well together. I also love how you quilted it to keep it snugly. I have a hard time quilting such a large design.

  4. Very sweet quilt! This pattern is simple and effective. I wonder how it would look with a print on print where the pattern was just slightly visible? And, don’t laugh, but I think your backing is just adorable with the binding! I love the reproduction prints, and this was a good place to show off the fun print. When we use them in lttle piecing, it’s hard to get a real feel of the print. It looks wonderful in a larger scale here.

    Thanks for sharing on Pink Doxies Pet Project Show this weekend, Beth.


  5. mindingmomma says:

    that is an adorable little quilt!

  6. Heide D says:

    What a sweet quilt!

  7. Susan says:

    I like it! That is a perfect binding for it, too.

  8. Lynne Tilley says:

    Beautiful quilt, Beth. I just love the colors. Such a warm, sweet, cozy quilt for a child! Love it!

  9. Shauna says:

    so cute, I love the backing fabric you chose and I think the loops were the perfect choice

  10. The binding print is just so perfect for this quilt – I love it when you find that just right fabric to pull it all together! 🙂

  11. fancyfootfarm says:

    Great job with color selection and backing fabric! I really like this block. I’ll have to check out the pattern.

  12. Anne Beier says:

    Great job, Beth!! Can’t wait to see the other one!! Color scheme works beautifully with that pattern.

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