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My machine and I..

I thought this would be a great opportunity to show off my new purchase...It's a dream to sew on.

And I have mix feelings about this quilt, not even sure if I picked the right fabric for the binding. I've had this "Sleepy Time" charm pack for so long and I was unable to find anymore fabric from that line for the binding so I had to go with this...
I had to pick a green color so it would work for a girl or a boy. My neighbor is having a baby and they are not sure if it's a girl or boy, they are keeping it a surprise. And don't you love that corner?

And Ta DA!! Here it is...I stippled across the whole thing, it's not my favorite. Since there are so many white areas I should have picked a quilting design rather than stippling it. Trust me, it looks better in this picture than in person. This is my own pattern, it's a great idea if you have a charm pack. I just cut each 5 inch square in half, matched up the colors and started sewing. I also added strips of solids to make it bigger.
And here are some more blocks for my sampler quilt....
Thanks for looking! Make sure to check out the other Sew N Tells!


  1. Wow! You've been busy! I think your baby quilt looks great. I wish my corners were that nice. Love your sampler blocks, too. Great colors:)

  2. Great finishes. The binding is perfect, no worries. Really enjoy your blocks too!

  3. Nice finishes. Samplers take lots of effort. I love the binding! It looks perfect. Does it come in pink?!

  4. Well, I LIKE this quilt. Cool blocks, too.

  5. this quilt is amazing..i think the binding looks great

  6. wow...beautiful baby quilt...i love that green colour. and perfect corners.

    visitng you from sew & tell

  7. love that sampler quilt you're working on! lovely

  8. I really love your sampler blocks - the colours are great!

  9. What a wonderfully simple design for a baby quilt. It looks great. I think your binding looks fine. I often use 'other' fabrics for binding. I gnerally can't decide on binding until the quilt top is finished and it tells me what is required. Your sampler quilt is going to be stunning.

  10. PS Congratulations on your new machine. It looks pretty fancy.

  11. I love the binding on your quilt, perfect choice. Your blocks are very pretty!

  12. I really like the binding and think it works in fine especially with the other polka dot prints you have in the quilt top. Nice easy pattern too! Great blocks for your sampler. The one on the bottom right is my fav.

  13. Pink and Brown and Red! Be still my heart... err Stars. :o)

  14. I like the binding on that baby quilt. Really great. Great blocks too. You must be loving your new machine. Thanks for sharing.


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