Daisy Chain Squares- A Quilt for Sarah

July 20, 2009 at 11:45 am 10 comments

This is my most recent finish, a nearly twin-sized quilt for my sister Sarah.  She’s getting married in August and I really wanted to make her and her wonderful fiancee a quilt in colors I was sure they would like.  Amy Butler’s line from Daisy Chain provided just the perfect balance of neutral with fresh color. 

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There are 12 squares, each 12 – 14 inches.  I put the squares right to the edge, which I like.  I think doing that gives it a more modern feel.  Also, in the sashing, I tried a different kind of quilting.  I was inspired by this blogger who does a similar kind of quilting and whose work I really enjoy.  You can see it more clearly here on the back.  It’s a sort of wavy, overlapping stitching.

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I love that tiny block on the bottom. 

I was able to give this to Sarah over the weekend at her bridal shower.  I am so happy to give this to her at such a happy time in life.

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10 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Evelyn  |  July 20, 2009 at 12:32 pm

    It’s really beautiful! I love everything about it, especially the wavy-line quilting. Great quilt!

  • 2. Kris  |  July 20, 2009 at 2:14 pm

    I really like the wavy quilting! What an inspiring look!

  • 3. Viv  |  July 20, 2009 at 5:09 pm

    You have such a lucky sister. That is one very beautiful quilt! I love the quilting you’ve done on it, I need to have a go at that too.

  • 4. littlebluecottage  |  July 20, 2009 at 5:20 pm

    Thanks everyone. Viv, it was really fun, and also nice to have something different to do for the quilting.

  • 5. Shea  |  July 21, 2009 at 6:58 am

    I love the colors… so pretty!

  • 6. adrienne  |  July 21, 2009 at 10:06 am

    Beautiful gift! I really like the pieced back and the wavy quilting. =]

  • 7. jaybird  |  July 21, 2009 at 5:53 pm

    what a lovely quilt!!!

  • 8. Cheryl  |  July 23, 2009 at 5:02 am

    What a wonderful and thoughtful gift for you to give! I love the subtle and soft colors. So pretty, it looks great!

  • 9. Audrie  |  July 23, 2009 at 10:10 pm

    The colours are just beautiful! Such a wonderful gift :)

  • 10. Leona  |  September 8, 2009 at 7:12 am

    Tina–you are FABULOUS–I love all your work (or is it PLAY, really?). Everything is so beautiful and fabulous, and the girls and their outfits are adorable!!

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