Monday, May 21, 2012

Finished Twin Quilts Round Two

Some of our good friends are expecting twin boys next month. These will be their first children and we couldn't be happier for them! I bought a bunch of this Wheels line thinking I would make a quilt for my son since he loves cars and trucks. But, the fabrics just sat there in my drawer, waiting. So I pulled them out, cut them into 5 1/2" squares, and set to work making two baby quilts.

The first, I laid out as a plus quilt.

Wheels Twin Quilts

I even pieced the back,

Wheels Twin Quilts

The other is a simple patchwork quilt.

Wheels Twin Quilts

With a more skiwampus pieced back. Oops.

Wheels Twin Quilts

I used prints from Riley Blake's Wheels line and added some extra fabrics, including Kona sage, Barbara Jones' Hip Holidays (the blue diagonal stripe), and Heather Bailey's Bijou Mod Beads.

Wheels Twin Quilts

I quilted the plus quilt with straight lines 1/4" on either side of each seam. For the patchwork quilt, I quilted three wavy lines per 5" square.

Wheels Twin Quilts

With my first set of twin quits, I opted to use similar designs with different fabrics. This time, I chose to use the same fabrics, but with different design layouts. I must say that I like this version better.

Each quilt measures approximately 35"x40".

4 comments:

Barbie Mills said...

They turned out so cute!

Katie B. said...

Very nice! And I love the word skiwampus.

Debbie said...

really sweet!

felicity said...

Adorable! I love how they go together without matching.

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