Saturday, May 18, 2013

First Custom Scrabble Rag Quilt = COMPLETE!

I recently began selling my Scrabble Rag Quilts on Etsy. I had received a great response from everyone seeing the original quilt I made on Pinterest and decided to go for it. I had 2 orders back to back! I finished the first order last weekend and the second one is getting ready to go in the wash.

I just wanted to share a picture of the first one finished. The quilts new owner picked all of her favorite words and here's what it looked like in the end!

We are getting ready to move so I'm not taking orders until the middle of June. If you'd like more information you can find me on Etsy at or !
Thanks for stopping by!!

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Thursday, February 21, 2013

Best Friend Quilt

I have been a terrible friend.  My best friend and I always exchange gifts on birthdays and at Christmas.  Ever since my son was born she has showered him with gifts as well.  She is seriously one of the best people I have ever known and there are not many people I have known longer than her.  Since I have skimped on the last couple gifts I decided it was time to make her a quilt.  She has been having some rough times lately, just losing her grandfather and her mother dealing with cancer.  So I wanted to give her something big, soft and comfy to cuddle under. 
One thing I know about her for sure is she's a blanket girl! She also loves the color brown.  Since scrappy quilts are my favorite I set out with that in mind.  I shopped all of the local fabric stores trying to find as many brown fabrics as I could.  The pattern I wanted to use needed 84 rectangles so I decided I wanted 42 different fabrics.  It took a while but finally last Friday I was able to come up with the last few I needed to make 42 plus the inner fabric and the backing. 
When you look at the 42 fabrics together they look a little odd.
But they looked a little better once I laid them out and could see them all together.

I decided on a brown and white swirl flannel for the middle and a lovely soft tan flannel for the backing.  I began to piece it all together until it was one big quilt.
It took me the weekend together everything cut and sewn together.  It took me a couple more hours to get everything clipped.  But I am very very happy with the final result!  Love this quilt.  I can't wait until I give it to her and hope she loves it too!!