Cot quilts completed and progress on basket quilt.

I have been steadily working on the basket quilt, which is suppose to be a summer weight quilt for our bed.  In reality it is a UFO that is starting to haunt me.  However I have made some progress,  I have mastered the art of "perfect circles", enabling me to make the extra cherries for the 3rd appliqued block.  The pear and apple applique blocks are missing here - off getting their borders added.
I have added the neutral background triangles to the completed basket blocks.  It seems I am short one basket block and missing a handle on another...sigh! I am determined to finish this quilt, but keep getting distracted.
 A quick cot quilt, just added some colourful prints to the sides.  This is the second Maisy panel I have used this year and there is a third waiting in the wings.  I had some fun FMQ this one, but tried to keep it simple.
 The back is made up of leftover flannel I found in my stash.  I love flannel backings for babies.  
I have had this pirate fabric in my stash since our oldest son was a toddler, he is nearly 8.  
 So I couldn't go past using it as a backing for this panel.  I didn't even need to add a border to this panel, just quilted and bound it.  Another quick cot quilt finished, perfect baby gifts.  More FMQ fun was had. 
Now I just need some babies to arrive...at someone elses house, not mine!
Happy quilting, Sue SA.

4 comments:

  1. Ok I am loving Maisie and the Treasure Island quilt - both so colourful and cute for kids.

    And...your baskets look divine Girl! Keep plugging away and it'll be a finish before you know it !

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  2. Your basket blocks are looking so pretty. I also have a project that haunts me. I have started it...
    Great work with the FMQ on the cot quilts. It must feel good to have them ready and waiting.

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  3. I was wondering who all the baby quilts were for! We were big fans of Maisie when my boys were little....and pirates of course. Your basket quilt is coming along, keep going. At least you're learning lots along the way.

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  4. I just adore basket quilts. Yours is so pretty.

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