Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Quilt #5!!

I have finished my 5th and by far my hardest quilt yet! I'm slightly delayed in posting about it because it was being made as a birthday project for my sister. I didn't even start making it until the week of her birthday so of course it was very late getting to her! Last week I finally finished it and sent it off in the mail. I'm excited to share some pictures of it now that it is no longer the "secret" project that I am working on. The pattern was purchased from the amazing blog Cluck Cluck Sew!

The longest part was cutting out 168 triangles, 168 kites, and 42 circles!

The middle circles are appliqu├ęd on.

I used 17 different fabrics to make up the random color pattern and the brown to bring them all together.

There is very little quilting, just a few straight line stitches up and down each block.

My first pieced backing! It's a little random but was meant to use all of the pieces of fabric that I could.

Washed and folded and ready to be mailed off! It arrived to my sister a few months after her birthday but I hope she enjoys it as much as I enjoyed making it! There are definitely more quilts using this pattern in my future :)

I have one quilt that I have been working on for a long time waiting just to be quilted and one quilt that I am dying to make! Then I need to take a bit of break because this is getting expensive!!! I'll be back at it this summer :)