Leaha's Quilt

Little Leaha is 2 months old today!

(These photos were taken a few weeks ago at my Dad's wedding. She was an angel through the whole thing!)

I had to wait til she was born to find out she was a girl and then I could start making her a quilt. I've had this Sorbet for 2 years and I finally got to use it. I finished the quilt top back in April and have been slowly quilting it when I get 5 minutes.

I used this 'Moda Bake Shop' Pattern called 'Awesome' Lap Quilt which sadly needed some tweaking to make it work. I had to trim the blocks to make them fit together and then adjust the lengths of the strips to make it right.
When I laid the 3 sections out together it was just to...pink? To much of something...and very overwhelming! It needed the plain cream to break up the colour a bit and then it looked odd with just the sashings so I added an outer border too.

I've quilted straight-in-the-ditch lines along each section and a small stipple in cream thread on the sashings and border.

A total 'stash' quilt! Yeah me!

More quilting to come!


Anonymous said…
You look stunning in that photo.
Car said…
Love the quilt :) and bubby is pretty cute too!
Daddy said…
Everytime I look at you in that photo it gives me a tingle. You are an amazingly beautiful woman.
Gillian said…
Hi Amanda. Love this quilt. It was great to meet you at the Kellie Wulfsohn class. Looking forward to seeing your finished cushion on your blog. Gillian

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