Finish It Up Friday ~ Hands 2Help 2016 #2

This finish is especially sweet since I also get to cross this off my big UFO list for the year! The blocks for this quilt came from a block exchange in my local guild last year.    I used the last of this Ikea print for the backing.

Tadaaa!!!


This quilt is heading to Happy Chemo as part of the Hands2Help 2016 challenge hosted by Sarah at Confessions of a Fabric Addict.

Linking up with Crazy Mom Quilts, Confessions of a Fabric AddictSew Can She

About katyquilts

I am a wife, mom of four amazing kids, and a librarian. I have been making traditional quilts for ages but have ventured into art qulting in the last several years. I also love to knit socks and mittens and dye my own fabric. I am thankful to God my Father and Creator for the gift of creativity!
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22 Responses to Finish It Up Friday ~ Hands 2Help 2016 #2

  1. Kathy D. says:

    Love everything about this quilt – colors, backing, quilting, cause. Well done!

  2. Judy in MO says:

    Love this block pattern. Does it have a name?

  3. Sue says:

    That is super cute Katy!

  4. Val W says:

    That quilt has a big personality. I love how those bright colors work together.

  5. What a beautiful finish! I echo everything Kathy D said ๐Ÿ˜€ I’m doing the H2H challenge too, I’ll be basting & quilting mine this weekend. Let’s hope I get a finish ๐Ÿ˜‰

  6. Louise says:

    I agree with Kathy D..like everything about it, especially the backing. Great choice and what a good deed!

  7. Cรฉcile says:

    Oh I love it a lot Katy….these beautiful colours and the back !
    All is perfect in this quilt and it’s a beautiful cause.

  8. lois92346 says:

    I, too, agree with everything Kathy D said. This quilt really speaks to me, Katy. I absolutely love it!!

  9. Sandra B says:

    What a fun quilt, Katy!
    This one really shows that using simple shapes can result in an amazing quilt….love the colors, and that backing fabric is beautiful, too!
    As several others have commented, I love everything about this one!

  10. Charlotta Norby says:

    Great quilt, and great method for making pictures! I’m always trying to figure out how I can photograph my quilts when I have nobody to hold them for me, which is most of the time!

  11. Jan Horn says:

    Love the bright cheerful prints on this quilt. Should brighten up someones day.

  12. LoriD says:

    It’s very nice and that backing is perfect!

  13. thebiasedge says:

    Oh I love the pattern and the quilting. Beautiful

  14. Ramona says:

    What a great quilt! It will certainly add some sunshine to someone’s day. I need to look for fabric at ikea! The backing fabric you used is beautiful! Wonderful finish.

  15. tammy stack says:

    this is very happy! thanks for the smile.

  16. It’s beautiful. Great job. I need to get back working on my Hands2Help.

  17. JanineMarie says:

    What a lovely finish!

  18. karenj7216 says:

    It is a very bright and cheerful quilt. It will definitely bring lots of smiles to someone special.

  19. Heide says:

    Such a happy cheerful quit, love the backing fabric. Sure to bring comfort and brighten someones day.

  20. Sarah Craig says:

    Oh, that is so gorgeous, Katy! And I have some of that same IKEA backing in my stash – almost gone now, though. Your quilt will really make someone very happy – thanks for being part of H2H this year!

  21. Eileen in Stitches says:

    I love this block pattern! The Ikea fabric is lovely with it too.

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