Reunions Baby Quilt // Finished Modern Quilt

Reunion

I love reunions, and as cheesy as it sounds, I thought Sweetwater’s Reunion fabric was perfect for this baby quilt. I had sworn off making quilts for friends this year, but recently decided that was more of a guiding principle than a hard and fast rule :)  A few days ago, a friend and I threw a baby shower for our friend Janell, who happened to be my RA from my freshman year at Brigham Young University. Small world, eh? How could I resist making a quilt for a baby boy we can’t wait to meet!?

Reunion

The quilt is inspired by Holly’s recent “Two of a Kind” quilts. Thanks, Holly!  I love the herringbone binding, and had fun with the graduated spacing of the quilting. After scrambling because I didn’t have the right amount of any of the solid fabrics, I decided that I just need to split bolts of 6 or so different grays with someone. I am forever running out of neutral solids.

Herringbone Binding
The binding is a navy herringbone from Joel Dewberry’s Modern Meadow. It is an absolute favorite print. And I finally decided that absolute favorite prints need to be used instead of sitting in bins.
Reunion_Back
The back. I thought about ironing it before photographing (it has been folded for more than a few days), but opted not to. But I might start rolling my quilts…
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12 Comments

  1. Posted May 25, 2012 at 11:05 am | Permalink

    I’m glad it wasn’t a hard-and-fast rule. :) this is a sweet quilt! The binding is perfect.

  2. Posted May 25, 2012 at 3:37 pm | Permalink

    it’s a perfect quilt and I am a little partial to the reunion fabrics.

  3. Posted May 25, 2012 at 3:59 pm | Permalink

    It’s wonderful! I love ‘Reunion’ too, so this is right up my alley. It’ll make an awesome baby quilt.

  4. Posted May 25, 2012 at 4:35 pm | Permalink

    I love the quilt! On a visit to my LQS my 8 year old girl got me to buy her a Reunion charm pack and it is such a great line. She’s had fun making little things for her friends from it.

  5. Posted May 25, 2012 at 4:41 pm | Permalink

    thats a great baby quilt

  6. Posted May 25, 2012 at 5:24 pm | Permalink

    That is super cute!

  7. danaandthread
    Posted May 25, 2012 at 1:33 pm | Permalink

    okay, i love this quilt, the quilting is fab. and i would totally split bolts with you. because i always need more fabric.

  8. Posted May 26, 2012 at 4:32 am | Permalink

    Ok, was Janell your RA in Helaman Halls 97-98? If so then I know her. I was an RA in David John that year.

  9. Posted May 30, 2012 at 9:22 am | Permalink

    I love it! I’m remaking a quilt for my best friends new baby cos I hated the first one – this is great inspiration, thanks!

  10. Posted May 31, 2012 at 12:10 am | Permalink

    love reunion, and I am using it for a baby quilt too! I need to do the quilting, and the binding (gulp!) and then it will be done!

  11. Posted November 4, 2013 at 6:44 pm | Permalink

    What a great quilt! I just spotted it on Pinterest and came over for a peek – what a great way to use up a charm pack — simple, but striking :) Great backing too!

    • Katie Blakesley
      Posted November 4, 2013 at 7:15 pm | Permalink

      Thanks so much!

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