Test run

My daughter has asked me to make her a bigger quilt. She fell in love with a Fat quarter bundle I had ordered. I decided to test the On the Whim block (a Thimble and Blossom pattern found here) before cutting into the fat quarters. There was some  leftover fabrics (Beechwood Park) from Miss L’s bird quilt so I decided to use that.


The solid is Kona Silver. It is such a nice color!


We even had enough for the back, Yay! I really need to go get the right size of pillow form! At the moment we some pillows in there as a temporary fix. Miss L really wanted to use it while cuddling on the couch. Apparently I have been asked to make more pillows. They are for sure on the list!


This block came together pretty nicely. There were some whether to trim or not to trim the pieces of the blocks but Megan helped me out since she has a lovely finished quilt top! I am hoping that I will be able to meet up some the the seams a little better on Miss L’s big quilt but I think that no one will notice but me I am sure, lol.

Linking to Needle and Thread Thursday at My Quilt Infatuation and Finish it up Friday at crazy mom quilts


Martha said...
October 16, 2013 at 1:41 PM

It is such a lovely block and the fabrics are gorgeous.

Renee said...
October 16, 2013 at 6:02 PM

What a cute pillow!

Karens Quilts, Crows and Cardinals said...
October 17, 2013 at 4:44 AM

How pretty! My granddaughters would love that fabric! Thanks for sharing.

Kim @ TiesThatBindQuilting said...
October 17, 2013 at 8:00 AM

I really like this block and these fabrics! I don't think I've ever seen Beechwood Park before.

Kelly @ My Quilt Infatuation said...
October 17, 2013 at 1:45 PM

beautiful block! those are really gorgeous fabrics and the Kona Silver looks great with them!

I'm so happy you shared at Needle and Thread Thursday!

:) Kelly @ My Quilt Infatuation

Megan said...
October 18, 2013 at 8:06 AM

This looks great! I'm glad she likes it :-) And thanks so much for linking to me!! :-D

SeeLifeMarvels said...
October 19, 2013 at 6:21 AM

This turned out beautifully! I admire, really admire, people who have the patience to do precise piecing. Obviously, I don't fall into that category. PS. No wonder she fell in love with that fabric, it is eyecatching!

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