Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Eventually




Shades of Grey Ragg Tagg from Fat Quarter Shop

Eventually I want to make a quilt to honor my baby's eye color.

His eyes are blue/gray. Cool, eh?


This fabric from Michael Miller would work.
gray
image and item listing from fabricshoppe



Here is a custom set from fabricworm. I'm liking all the gray!

gray



This blue polka dot is a must-have! So sweet and perfect for commemorating a baby boy!blue
Image and item listing from Fat Quarter Shop


Now my dilemma is finding the right pattern! Any suggestions for a quilt pattern? Needs to be beginner friendly, and probably more on the modern-ish side. If you know of a pattern that would work, leave it in the comments!

Linking up to QuiltStory, thanks for the inspiration to look into my fabric selections today!
Fresh Poppy Design
Linking up here, I finally quit procrastinating and wrote a new post, despite all the sickness in our house. Now I need to quit procrastinating and finish some blocks on a quilt I'm working on! Yikes.
Weekend Bloggy Reading

11 comments:

  1. Absolutely love the blue and grays combos, Michael Miller has such great fabrics in that colorway! I'd love to see it!! Pattern...hmmm so many great tutorials out there. I just did a coin quilt tute that would be really cute/modern (just leave off the flowers!) Cluck cluck sew has some good patterns too. Good luck! We're following now too :)

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  2. I'm not a quilter so I have know idea of a good pattern to use, but with those beautiful fabrics, you really can't go wrong.

    www.AllThingsTangled.blogspot.com

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  3. Nice selection! Something pretty simple would be to take two favorite prints, cut into squares and then border each square with polkadots, then put a border around the whole thing-maybe the stripes. There are a lot of options-have fun!

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  4. I'm loving the fabrics you are looking at - each one is really great. Thanks for visiting Redo 101 and commenting on the bathroom redo - just visiting back to say hello!

    Mary

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  5. I LOVE the Michael Miller!!! Trés cute. :)

    Thanks for joining my Weekend Bloggy Reading party. :) Hope you'll stop by Serenity Now again soon! :)

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  6. Visiting from Serenity Now! I cant wait to see what you come up with! I'm a huge quilting fan, just not very good at it!!! I love http://www.jaybirdquilts.com/ she has some great info. happy quilting, can't wait to see the finished quilt! lifeofperks.blogspot.com

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  7. I love the Michael Miller fabric...actually I love all the fabric. I'm a newbie quilter so all I've done is just block quilts so far but I love the idea of doing one for your baby!

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  8. I'm visiting from Serenity now!! Those fabrics you chose are amazing!! Lovely color combination!!! I love quilts!!! Good luck making it!!! I'm now following..I want to see work in progress:)
    xo
    Eleni @ sewhappiness.blogspot.com
    p.s. check out the Circle Quilt from Bijoulovelydesigns.com!!! It's awesome:)

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  9. Thanks for stopping by my blog;) I've never made a traditional quilt! As you could see in the post I made it up as I went along, but I could always send you my Popsicle sketch, lol.
    Shannon @ cluttered closet

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