Wednesday, 25 May 2016

Nautical Baby Quilt

What's that? This is a sewing blog and I haven't posted a sewing project in a while? Ok Mom, you're right.

A friend of mine had a baby boy in the fall, so of course I had to make a quilt! I went with some anchor and sailboat fabric I picked up in Nova Scotia a couple summers ago and kept the pattern simple. The four patch squares are made from various scraps, so the whole quilt (except for batting) came from my stash.

I loosely quilted some waves to keep the quilting soft.

I've been saving this V & Co chevron ombré fabric for a while now waiting for the right project and it seemed to fit well for this one. I had to add a bit to the bottom and opted for a pop of lime green. I confess I really like this backing combo!

It looks good in my living room too, maybe I should change my colour scheme...ha.

I ended my quilt photo shoot with some play time. I got this mini wooden kayak in Lunenburg and it usually sits on my bookshelves. I was trying to make it look like it was battling waves.

I think this composition is my favourite, though. 

I'm hoping my other baby quilt arrives in the mail soon so I can post it. Until then, happy sewing!