|Center squares - images from tiny shirts and jackets
When she contacted me this time, she was ready. She had been cleaning out her baby's clothes, she said, to give to a friend who was expecting, and there was a pile of stuff she just couldn't bear to give away. Would I be able to make a quilt out of her little one's outgrown clothing?
But of course!
The clothes arrived last week, a whole copy paper box full, in bags labeled 1, 2 and 3 (order of importance for use). I didn't cut up everything right away, because I'll either return or donate the unused pieces, but I ended up using all the pieces in bag 1, a good bit of bag 2, and some of bag 3, because I needed some solid colors to break up all the prints.
|Katie trying to tell me to take a break.
It's sort of a bastardized log cabin, but not really. Most of the central squares were 4", but a few of them were slightly off. I put the largest in the center and worked outwards, inserting extra strips to make things line up. The central "Love" square still has a zipper down the center (edges removed before serging and then anchored from behind so it doesn't unzip).
Finished photos to come, hopefully by the end of the week.