Saturday, February 13, 2010

Quilts for Kids and a block for my Pizza Box Project

Last week I was visiting Amy on her blog and she was doing some Quilts For Kids. She blogged about it and gave a link. I went and visited the website and ordered a kit. This kit has everything except the batting and binding fabric. It includes instructions and backing fabric too. I got the kit on Friday and I put it together today. I'll be quilting on this one this week so I can get it finished quickly. Here's a picture of the little quilt I did. It's with fairy fabric and I think it turned out really cute.
I've been trying to think of a name for the quilt but I'm coming up blank. Please help me if you can. Any suggestions?







I've thought of Friendly Fairies or I Love to Fly but not my favorites. What do you think?


I also made the first block for my Pizza Box Project. My ASG is doing a Pizza Box Project. It's like a mystery in a box. Every month, we will do one block. You place the block in the box and pass it to the next name on the list. She does the next block and passes it on. We are doing this all year. I am in charge of this project and I'm picking the blocks. I am choosing simple blocks because these ladies are not quilters. They are sewers but have never done any quilting. I wanted to start them off easy and get their feet wet. For the first block, I chose the Pennsylvania block from Marcia Hohn's Quilter's Cache website. I love her website, she has some great patterns with great directions. We are doing 12 1/2" blocks. Here's my first block:

Pennsylvania Block



I'm on a red, white and blue phase right now.

5 comments:

TypsTatting said...

Love the Fairy Quilt and the colour scheme is really eye catchy. What about Fairy's in Wonderland, thats all I could think of!!!!!! Anyway you did a great job.

Amy (lilme2_99) said...

I think I Love to Fly is a wonderful name. I'd go with it!!!!

Isn't it fun to turn out a project so fast???

Linda said...

The colors are great in the quilt. Any little girl will be thrilled with a fairy quilt.

Linda said...

The colors are great in the quilt. Any little girl will be thrilled with a fairy quilt.

Andee said...

I made one of these quilts too..they come out so cute you almost don't want to send them back...but for a good cause! Nice job!

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