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Friday, February 5, 2016

Simply Perfect Valentine Quilt

Sometimes simple is perfect.


I wanted to make a Valentine Quilt this year.  And I wanted it to actually be done by Valentine's day. So, I decided to keep it simple.

I bought a few 1/2 yard cuts of some sweet Tanya Whelan fabrics and added some red and white polka dots and some red gingham. I cut it all up into 6 inch squares to make the most of those 1/2 yard cuts and laid it all out on the floor.

I ended up with an 11 x 13 layout, making the quilt finish at about 60 x 71.

It is backed with the same white with red dots that I used in the front.  It is bound with the red and white dots fabric.

I decided I wanted to keep the quilting simple as well.  I quilted it my self on my teeny tiny machine.  This is the biggest quilt I've attempted to do on my machine and it came out great!  I just quilted 1/4 inch on either side of all the seams.  Just enough quilting to give it a nice soft feel.



I am so happy with how it turned out and how quickly it came together.


Sometimes perfectly simple is simply perfect!

Thank you for stopping by!

Tracy

9 comments:

  1. Such a sweet quilt! I agree, simple turns out perfect every time!!

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  2. Very sweet and pretty Valentine's Quilt!

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  3. Well, this is simply beautiful! Congrats on finishing a big quilt on your small machine. And have fun snuggling up in it on Valentine's Day.

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  4. Simple is perfect. Very sweet!

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  5. Very pretty, your fabric choices really make the quilt shine. Visiting from Finish it up Friday.

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  6. Aww that is so wonderfully sweet and perfect for being cosy on Valentines Day!

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  7. In this case, simple IS perfect!! I have a feeling this quilt will be much-loved one for you and your loved ones for a long time!

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  8. Love it, what a sweet and pretty quilt!

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