3.23.2011

Jack's Stripes



I finished this quilt a few weeks ago. I have had it on my list for years. Jack got a twin quilt for his bed when he was 2, but it got worn out a while back and I never really liked it anyway.

I just did a simple top (8 inch wide strips) - which took no time to sew together.




For the back I wanted to use only fabrics from my stash. So this was sort of improv pieced. I LOVE how it turned out. I think I even like it better than the front. It's nice that it's reversible.


The quilting was just very simple straight lines random widths apart. My lovely sister-in-law Emily quilted it on her new long arm! Thanks Em! (If you're looking for long arm work - you should check her out! Here.)

9 comments:

  1. The simplicity of this quilt is what makes it so beautiful. Also, I love the black binding.

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  2. Great quilt! I can't decide which side I like better.

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  3. LOVE the simple boy quilt! we see so many detailed things all the time it's easy to forget to go simple. this is awesome!

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  4. Do you have a tutorial for beginners for this quilt? I love it!

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  5. Love this, I think I'll make something similar for my boys when they get to needing a twin bed! So cute and simple. Might even attempt a queen sized adult version with creams and tans!

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  7. I pretty much copied the back of your quilt as the front of a quilt for my grandson. I want to put a pic of it on my Pinterest if you will grant permission. Of course, I would credit you for the design.

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    1. I'd love to see it! Thanks so much!

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