Look what I found. There was another little quilt top in the cupboard, another one I'd forgotten all about. I guess your wondering how I could forget about these things and so am I.
A new baby arrived in April and what with the books and shows there has been no time to make a little quilt. This babies big sister was given 'Piper's quilt from Things I love to Make and I wanted to make something just as cute but different.
Ages ago I'd bought a charm pack to have on hand the next time I needed to make a girlie quilt. It was the first thing I played with. But how often do we go with the first choice? I pulled out more fabrics, folded, arranged, refolded and rearranged them before finally deciding the charm pack was the way to go. I'd gone full circle.
Selecting the fabrics had taken up a good part of the afternoon and not wishing to waste any more time, I started sewing with no clear plan. The border fabric was even more difficult to choose until I found the lattice print at Avonleigh, only Fat 1/4's remained. Isn't that the way - you find the perfect fabric, but can't buy the cut you need - I needed to buy off the bolt. With my heart set on this fabric I decided to see if I could make it work and I'm happy with the result. Now to piece a backing, using more fabrics from the charm pack, and it will be ready for quilting.