A Scrappy Modern Quilt // Works in Progress

N and I finished the top last night! Now we "just" have to baste, quilt, and bind. #quiltformygirl

A week or so ago, my 3.5 year old said, “Mama. What happened to the quilt you were making for my bed? I think we should sew it now.” We happened to have the whole Saturday morning free, so she sorted the scraps, sat on my lap, and helped me sew. I’m pleased to announce that we finished her quilt top that morning!

The quilt is inspired by a favorite quilt from the cover of Sunday Morning Quilts (by Cheryl Arkison and Amanda Jean Nyberg), which is available here:

Sunday Morning Quilts: 16 Modern Scrap Projects Sort, Store, and Use Every Last Bit of Your Treasured Fabrics

I hope to have a finished quilt ready to show you by the end of the summer!

Previous Posts about this quilt:  A Quilt for My Girl

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  1. Posted July 2, 2013 at 10:27 am | Permalink

    So sweet. It will be such a great nemory for her :)

  2. Aideen
    Posted July 2, 2013 at 10:35 am | Permalink

    Beautiful! That’s one that a little girl would never grow out of. Love your scrappy pattern.

    • Katie Blakesley
      Posted July 5, 2013 at 11:12 pm | Permalink

      Thank you! It’s been fun to sew with her on my lap. Most of the time.

  3. Liane
    Posted July 2, 2013 at 10:47 am | Permalink

    Love it! I’ve been building up scraps to make this one for myself!

  4. Posted July 2, 2013 at 12:13 pm | Permalink

    I love the colors used – I see some great fabrics lines in there :-) Nice job. I am sure it is something she will treasure forever.

    • Katie Blakesley
      Posted July 5, 2013 at 11:12 pm | Permalink

      Thank you–I pulled out lots of my favorites for this quilt :)

  5. Posted July 2, 2013 at 1:53 pm | Permalink

    Aaaaw, I love this story. Kids are just such sweeties. You two will have such a wonderful memory of how this quilt was made.

  6. Posted July 2, 2013 at 3:18 pm | Permalink

    This is really striking. I love the modern feel and all the cute fabrics.

  7. Posted July 2, 2013 at 3:33 pm | Permalink

    So so pretty!

  8. Posted July 3, 2013 at 8:06 pm | Permalink

    So beautiful! She is a lucky girl!

  9. Posted July 4, 2013 at 1:55 am | Permalink

    That’s really pretty – and she will remember making it with her mom forever!! The best kind of quilt….

    • Katie Blakesley
      Posted July 5, 2013 at 7:29 pm | Permalink

      Thanks, Sarah! I hope so!

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