Pretty in pink

I thought that I didn't have much pink or purple in my stash, but I managed to find enough scraps and fat quarters in the cupboard to make this pretty cot quilt. I intended it for one of the girls at work who was expecting her first child and as luck would have it, she had a daughter.
I love four patch, but this is the first time I have used them in this combo. I really like it and think I will use it again, it was quick, easy and worked well with scraps.  Not to mention that I think the overall effect is great!  I am very happy with my own FMQ rabbits on the border, so left the centre quilting very plain.    

Although it is now Spring and the days have warmed up considerably, I wanted to use flannel for the backing.  This was the only fabric I had to buy, so I had some fun and picked sweet monkeys! : )
Happy quilting, Sue SA.

7 comments:

  1. Very cute and the backing fabric is perfect.

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  2. You know I love pink, and I love 'patch' quilts. Looks great, and the bunnies are adorable.

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  3. Your co- worker will think it's lovely for her new daughter. It's surprising what we can find in our stash, even when we don't think it's there.

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  4. That is one adorable quilt. Im sure your co-worker will be thrilled. Crushing on those bunnies - you did such a great job!

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  5. All that pink is perfect for a sweet baby girl's quilt. I think the cheeky monkey backing fabric is cute. Flannel makes a lovely backing doesn't it. All warm and snuggly.

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