Thursday, October 9, 2014

A Cute Checkerboard Finish



Just thought I would quickly share a fun little baby quilt I sewed up with some leftover strip sets I had laying around.




I created a checkerboard in the center from the scrappy bits and gave it a couple of thin borders in aqua and white.  I thought these solid borders were needed to provide some good definition between the center and the outside print.




I had just enough of this Kaffe Fassett Millifiori print for the outer boarder, binding and backing.  I think it finished it beautifully!




I know it is hard to see but I quilted it with a ruffled swirl free motion design. It really went together quickly and I really like the simplicity of it.  It has no home so it will just have to go up for sale in my Etsy shop.  I hope it finds a new home soon!


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15 comments:

  1. My little monkey saw this quilt and said, "Ooo, cool quilt!" I agree with him. :)

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  2. Really nice quilt! Happy baby to play on.
    Greetings, Rike

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  3. Great job, Cynthia! That Kaffe Fassett print does tie it together beautifully! Wow!

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  4. It would be fun to play checkers on this quilt top! I hope it finds a new home soon, too. :)

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  5. Wonderful quilt, I love the Kaffee Fassett sashing and backing as well!

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  6. I Love squares and the Kaffe Fassett border just pops!

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  7. Love how this one finished up. Amazed at what you get done too:)

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  8. super cute, and I love the border fabric!

    :) Kelly @ My Quilt Infatuation

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  9. I love it! I'm newly obsessed with Kaffe and so saw the border and backing and said to myself, "Oooh... millifiori!" Lovely work.

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  10. I love the way the inner border frames it, and the simplicity of the piecework just makes me want to wrap up a little squishy bundle in it.

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  11. Very pretty little quilt. Love how scrappy it is!

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  12. Thanks for joining up with Scraptastic Tuesday! Great little quilt and good idea to get those scraps used up.

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  13. It's a lovely quilt, the border print really works so beautifully with your scraps! Thank you for sharing it for Scraptastic Tuesday.

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