Monday, July 30, 2012

A Taste of Marmalade

A Taste of Marmalade is a baby quilt, quite simple in construction, yet a delightful little finish. The pattern is Storytime Squares, designed by Rae Hoekstra of made by RAEI first used this pattern when I made a version for 100 Quilts for kids last fall.
Storytime Squares for 100 Quilts for Kids
For this new quilt, I was thrilled to find some marmalade charm packs out in blogland, as baby's mama had indicated she loved the fabric when I pinned it on Pinterest. 

The quilt finished at 42" square, a tad smaller than the original, as I used 5" charm squares, rather than the 5 1/2" blocks the pattern suggests. For quilting, I used my machine's wavy stitch, stretched out as wide and long as it would go.
Backing is an overall floral that coordinates nicely, and the binding a tiny blue and white dot, both courtesy of Ruby.
So cross off project #2 from my Third-Quarter Finish-A-Long list!

Linking up with TNT Thursday.

27 comments:

Katie B. said...

So sweet! Love the fabric.

Kirsten said...

So pretty Debbie - love the splashes of orange in the Marmalade fabrics!

Leanne said...

That is such a pretty quilt!

Heather D. said...

A very sweet little quilt. :)

Carla said...

It turned out lovely. Did you use 2 charm packs?

Lynne said...

A really nice quilt Debbie, love the Marmalade. After seeing this, I went and downloaded the pattern. Yay!

Jenniffier Kramer said...

It is a wonderful looking quilt. You did a great job.

Heidi Staples said...

Debbie, this is adorable! Love this fabric line, and this is such a sweet, simple way to show it off!

Andrea said...

Pretty little baby quilt!

Cille said...

I think that will be one guaranteed happy baby mamma :)

Patchwork and Play said...

Such a sweet quilt! I love that you used a wavy stitch from your machine! I think I need to try that too!

Lucy @ Charm About You said...

Beautiful! Love the fabrics and the quilting gives such a great texture! My machine only seems to do very strange stitches that are good for nothing!!

Megan said...

What a charming baby quilt. And I love that wavy stitch which alas, my machine doesn't do.

Toni said...

Sweet quilt, Debbie! That fabric line is perfect for a new baby! I really need to try that pattern sometime, too. Yay for another finish!

Annabella said...

I really love this baby quilt Debbie - one of my all time favourites.

Jamie Lee said...

Pretty! I might use the same pattern. Lucky you to have such lovely fabric!

Simone de Klerk said...

Cutest quilts. Often simple is the best.

Katy Cameron said...

Cute wee baby quilt, like the splashes of orange

Svetlana said...

Debbie, this is such an adorable quilt. Love how pretty and cheery it is.

Kelly said...

Gorgeous quilt - love the fabrics!

Cherie said...

Loving the quilt! The pattern is simple yet so effective. The quilting really brings out those prints =D

Jayme said...

Debbie that baby quilt is gorgeous!!!! I have lots of charms that could use a home in a quilt like this!!! Thanks for sharing the link to the pattern and for being inspired to use charms instead of 5.5" squares!!

Caroline said...

Love that baby quilt, so pretty!

wannabequilter.com said...

What a gorgeous quilt!

Melissa Corry said...

I love Marmalade!!! Your quilt is so cute!!

Leslie said...

this is beautiful .i love those marmalade fabrics

Jennie said...

Really pretty quilt. What a lucky little baby girl!