Monday, June 6, 2011

"Ferris Wheel Frills"

I finished the top I posted a couple of weeks ago here, and I sure do love it! Doesn't it look like a hankie edge? I collect hankies (only ones with a state name or ones with a calendar year on them) and with the 30s fabrics, it seems a perfect nostalgic coupling. I made most of the blocks a few years ago and remembered they were a little tedious to make (they're 6") but when I found the stack of them, I decided it was worth making more.

Where will this quilt end up? Well, our daughter's been married almost 3 years and will graduate this fall and she wants kids more than just about any-
thing so. . . I'm pretty sure this will end up being my first grandchild's first quilt. I'm guessing 2 years at the most. . . I'm also guessing a girl, as you can tell--tee-hee! It's a bit big for a baby quilt, 59" x 65" but that's just how it turned out!

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