Kaydence’s Quilt Flimsy is Complete!

I am so happy to be able to blog and resurface from my piecing frenzy this week 🙂

First I want to wish you all a blessed Valentines… from my home to you!

My honey found these tulips when we were shopping on Wednesday… we spotted 1 pot of pink ones ready to bloom and bought them!!!

When I saw the mid day sun shining on them through the skylight above I had to share this glimpse into the beauty I get to enjoy every day 🙂

Do you have any plans to do something special for Valentines?  We don’t go out … but I plan to spend it working on Kaydence’s Quilt… yet to be named 🙂

This flimsy features some Benartex layer cake squares I cut to charm size.  The fabric line is “Owlivia” 🙂

Do you ever run across God moments when you quilt?

Well I sure did … SEVERAL times… while making this flimsy and with the backing as well!

I had JUST enough Raspberry fabric for the center border and the binding on this project.
I had just enough left the width of the fabric for the wider outer border I decided on… this sliver is all that was left WOF.

I also decided to miter said outer border to a nicer finish… had just enough to do said borders 🙂

The backing is pieced because this flimsy measures 42″ square…. so as I was designing the backing it seemed someone else was in control of the design.. lol!  It turned out perfect!!!

Then while cleaning a bit of the mess I had made in the making of this… I found this perfect square to add some embroidery to for a label!

Any ideas on how to decorate this cute fabric?? I am sewing it to a muslin square and turning it and appliqueing when the quilt is finished 🙂

And here they are in my sewing room.. the backing on my design wall and the flimsy laid over my sewing chair…

So I can look at this photo and realize so many moments so far that something amazing has happened… I feel this quilt is blessed to be loved once gifted.

So where am I in process with this quilt?

I will mark it next.. still trying to decide how to do the charms… for their quilt design.  But I have border designs decided and checked and will mark them first.. hoping then to get inspiration …

OR IDEAS FROM YOU ALL… on how to address the charms.

This will be all hand quilted in white, olive and raspberry Aurifil 28/2 thread.

I will use Pellon cotton batting and have the rasberry batik fabric already cut for the binding 🙂

So now I would LOVE to hear from you….

What do you think?
Do you have ideas to share for a quilting design in the charm squares???  Not into just an x in them.

Thanks in advance to those that leave me feedback…

Linking this post full of Whooping Excitement to Sarah at Confessions of a Fabric Addict 🙂

6 thoughts on “Kaydence’s Quilt Flimsy is Complete!

  1. Prairie Patchwork Quilts

    I love your quilt and so happy for you that you had all that you needed, no more, no less just perfect to finish up your quilt. I find myself saying Thank You to God often while in the sewing room when things are just working out so perfectly.

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  2. Sandra

    I love your quilt and so happy for you that you had all that you needed, no more, no less just perfect to finish up your quilt. I find myself saying Thank You to God often while in the sewing room when things are just working out so perfectly.

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  3. Kathy ... aka Nana

    Nothing special planned here … a dear woman from our old church passed and the visitation is this morning. We will go pay our respects and then head back home … for some quilting. I cannot wait to see what you decide to do with the quilting on that sweet quilt for Kaydence.

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