Pacman Quilt // Finished Modern Quilt

My husband calls this my Pacman quilt. Before my daughter was born, I fell in love with this fabric. Its Red Letter Day, by Lizzy House. I bought enough to make her bedding and planned to make the extra into a quilt. I spent a LONG time sketching it out, playing with different designs.

I wanted something simple and graphic to show off the prints. I brought the finished top to the first meeting of the DC Modern Quilt Guild in January (?) and asked for quilting advice. Fast forward a few months. I love how the straight line quilting ended up.

I hand sewed the binding  to the back on the way to and from my triathlon in June. On a whim, I grabbed it Saturday before we headed out to Great Falls, VA as a family, and finished it as we pulled into the parking lot. Luckily my sister was there to hold it up for a picture, I don’t think I could have convinced my husband to do it.

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8 Comments

  1. Posted July 27, 2010 at 4:46 am | Permalink

    Gorgeous quilt! I love that fabric!

  2. Jenny
    Posted July 27, 2010 at 12:49 pm | Permalink

    wonderful quilt! lucky little girl.

  3. April (Polkadot Sparrow)
    Posted July 27, 2010 at 6:14 pm | Permalink

    Nice quilt and pretty background! :) I just finished my daughter’s first quilt, too!

  4. Posted July 28, 2010 at 12:39 pm | Permalink

    Thanks! I’m just glad I finished it before she was one! :)

  5. Posted August 2, 2010 at 4:07 pm | Permalink

    Okay I am seriously hiring you to make one for our next baby! So cute!

  6. Posted August 3, 2010 at 1:49 am | Permalink

    I would love to, Halley! Hope your trip was fun. Good luck with the big move…

  7. Posted August 5, 2010 at 3:31 pm | Permalink

    I love love love that tree print! It would go perfectly with my first ever quilting project – a cot quilt for my sister in law’s baby. As the baby is due to arrive in 2 weeks then I’m guessing I’ve not got enough time to get some :o)

  8. Posted August 8, 2010 at 3:14 pm | Permalink

    Wow! Gorgeous!

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