Finish It Up Friday ~ Tuppence Baby Quilt

This finish was as quick as I expected. I liked the design, but am underwhelmed by the fabric choices.

It seems that when working with a charm pack, I feel committed to using every piece and not adding any to it. This is not always the best course of action.

I should have eliminated some of the lighter squares and added more navy bits from my stash for better contrast. It’s okay, but it could have been better. Live and learn.

It finished at about 46 by 54. I used a pantograph from Willow Leaf Studio called Ink Blot. The backing is from the “way back stash.”

I would try this idea again. It was quick and easy, but I’d spend more time on fabric choices.

Have a great day!


About katyquilts

I am a wife, mom of four amazing adult kids, and a former librarian. I love making everything from traditional quilts to art quilts. I am thankful to God my Father and Creator for the gift of creativity!
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7 Responses to Finish It Up Friday ~ Tuppence Baby Quilt

  1. Jean says:

    It is still cute, and useful for donation.

  2. Nancy says:

    I love this quilt–the pattern, the colors, the subtle contrast, and especially that you added sashing with the small cornerstones. I know you’re not quite satisfied with the colors but really, the only time we look at a whole quilt is just after we make it or if it’s laying out on a bed. This quilt, though, will be snuggled around a baby or wrapped around a toddler. Neither baby or mom will be evaluating the colors or the placement. They’ll just be thrilled to have such a wonderful quilt.

  3. quiltipatti says:

    the quilt is fine and there is a someone out there who will love it. i hate when the idea in my head does not show up on the fabric. like you said, live and learn. it’s a great quilt. patti in florida

  4. I think the lighter fabrics lend a gentle softness to the vibe of the quilt, perfect for a baby! Nice finish!

  5. Sandra B says:

    Love this one, Katy….the sashing really makes it come to life!!
    As always, thanks for sharing!

  6. Sandi says:

    I think it’s pretty cute! Hugs,

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