Sunday, March 13, 2011

Ode to Spring

For many months my snowman wall hanging has been adorning the kitchen wall but it was time to tempt spring into the great white north! I made this little quilt this week while dreaming of warmer weather!

This is what I am hoping will go away...
 the snow piled up at the front of the house (we don't use that door!).

I tried a new batting in it too. It is Quilter's Dream Blend and it's a 70% cotton, 30% poly batting. It washed up nice and squishy just like a cotton batting does and it machine quilted nice. It seems to be heavier than Hobbs but lighter than Warm and Natural. I like it!

I usually do dark borders but with this little quilt I did it a bit different than the usual. At first I wasn't sure about the light borders but they have grown on me and now I really like them!

My next project is a quilt using the triangle exchange squares. Here they all are with the papers off!

I hope to get the rest of the pieces cut out this week and maybe get it started by the weekend.

Happy Stitching!


  1. once again you never cease to amaze me..
    spring is in the air...

  2. I just love basket quilts and yours is so delightful and yes--Springy looking--I want one, too!!!!!
    Hugs, Di and miss gracie

  3. Your spring wall hanging is adorable...hope it does bring on warmer weather!