My first Quilt finish for 2015.
My daughter asked me to make a quilt for a friend who is expecting a baby in about a month's time. The parents know it is a boy and my daughter loves Overall Bills so they had to be part of the design. DD hand blanket stitched a few of the blocks but the design, fabric choices etc were my ideas. The parents lived in Australia for some years so as I had a small piece of Koala bear fabric I included that as the centre block. My intention was to have Overall Bills walking in different directions throughout the quilt as if they were seeking the koalas.
The quilt is vibrant, much brighter colours than in my photograph.
I pieced the backing, using some of the fabrics used in the quilt front.
The pieced backing:
I used two of the Pearl bracelet fabrics I won last year in a Giveaway - almost nothing of those two pieces are left! Lots of small scraps were used to make the Overall Bills. Everything in this quilt came from my stash......... nothing extra was bought at all. Just how I like it!
Passing it on to my DD this weekend, so she has it ready for when baby puts in an appearance.