Sunday, March 4, 2012

A Big-Girl Bedspread

First of all, thanks to Judy for letting us post our design walls so we can be inspired by everyone's beautiful work. We love you, Judy!!

My daughter's best friend since 2nd grade, asked if I would make a quilt for her almost 2-year old. She wanted "pink, green and owls." We all know that owl fabric was all over the place a couple of years ago but not so now. I went to 5 quilt shops on a Shop Hop Thursday and did find a couple of owl fabrics but not in the right colors. So, I decided to build my own and put them on a tree.

This is just pinned up on my design wall to see how it looks. I made the tree too puny the first time and made another heftier one and like it better. And I think the owls are adorable! Better yet, my daughter and her friend love them too.

It'll take me a long while to satin-stitch all around this tree and the owls but there's not a big rush for this quilt and it feels so good to be creating something that is going to be loved.