Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Just because I felt like making a OBW quilt

I felt like making a One Block Wonder quilt the other day and I went thru my stash and found a few fabrics that had 6 repeats on the Selvage and then chose this funky pink fashionista girl fabric
I cut out all the triangles that you’re supposed to do for a OBW (it’s all about pinning the layers perfectly before cutting strips and then triangles.
and then I went to work on these. I think they are just hilarious!
I put them on my designs wall and sewed rows
and then the whole top together
AFTER the top was put together I looked at it and found a mistake!
look in the middle, the girl riding the scooter, I flip flopped the sections, so the top half is her head the bottom half is the scooter.
so it’s really the 2 sections I had flipped when sewing the row together.
Well since I didn’t notice until this late, I figured it’s not that noticable so I’m not ripping it out.
I added a thin black inner border and the rest of the fabric for an outer border.
The top is 38 x 38” so a fun baby quilt or wheelchair quilt- I do think an adult would get a kick out of the quilt.
it’s ready to quilt!

 continue the blog hop fun
Monday February 15 – Caribbean Splash
Bejeweled Quilts
Pamela Quilts

Tuesday, February 16 – London Fog
Moose Stash Quilting

Wednesday, February 17 – French Roasted
KISSed Quilts
Made In Scraps
Happy Cottage Quilter

Thursday, February 18 – Crystal Cove
Freemotion by the River

Friday, February 19 – Florida Oranges
Fun Threads Designs
Kauffman Designs

Monday, February 22 – Coral Reef
Mary Mack Made Mine
Purrfect Spots Designs

Tuesday, February 23 – Sweet Georgia Peach
The Patchwork Pearl
KISSed Quilts

Wednesday, February 24 – Hollywood Hills
The Fit Quilter
Maria Michaels Designs

Thursday, February 25 – Desert Rose
For Quilts Sake
Lemon Tree Snippets

Friday, February 26 – Sea Salt Sandy
Tammy Silvers
KISSed Quilts
Moose Stash Quilting
Pamela Quilts

Monday, February 29 – Jersey Shore
Bea Lee
Lemon Tree Snippets

Tuesday, March 1 – Tuscany Sun
Tammy Silvers

Wednesday, March 2 – Lavish
Freemotion by the River
Moose Stash Quilting

Thursday, March 3 – Fire Island
KISSed Quilts

Friday, March 4 – Tinsel, Holiday Happenings
Purrfect Spots Designs
KISSed Quilts
Moose Stash Quilting 


cucki said...

It's beautiful x

Vroomans' Quilts said...

What fun fabric for one of these and it came out so cute.

Calicojoan said...

That's just too much fun! I love the fabric!!!

margaret said...

have not come across this idea before it really works but must have taken a lot of planning a great quilt

Michele said...

Very cute and I agree a wheelchair quilt it would be perfect for.

Anonymous said...

can I get the pattern of the nativity?

Carla said...

Too cute. I still haven't made a OBW. I've done a Stack and Whack but now one like this. One day I'll have to go for it.
Thanks for sharing yours

Dayquilt said...

I would take the time to rip it out. You don't have to undo the threesomes, you don't even have to separate the two threesomes, just take the chunk out. it's only 8 short side seams.