Sunday, August 14, 2016

Run 'n Stitch WIP

I wanted to do something with this cute little fat quarter bundle.  It is from the Pixie Noel collection by Riley Blake.  I was reading my favorite blogs and found the perfect pattern to use with this little bundle.  You can find the pattern HERE.

 I pulled out my Accuquilt GO, which I haven't used for a very long time.  Because I haven't used it, I really didn't get the best results.  I put too much fabric in at first and the cuts were off, so I did have to do a lot of compensating when I sewed the blocks together.  Luckily the pieces were squares so they still went together pretty well even though they were not all accurate.

I didn't use the poinsettias from the bundle in the quilt so I used it for the border.  This is the border audition.  I think I like the red inner boarder so I will go with that.  This will be the perfect Christmas quilt for a little one.  It is so simple because the blocks are big.

For this cute little quilt I used:
-fat quarters for the two print fabrics in the quilt, and the blue and red in the quilt.  
-I needed a fat quarter and two extra 3.5 inch squares of the stripe. I am going to bind the quilt with the stripe and took the two 3.5" squares from that yardage.  It will take a total of 1/3 yards of the stripe fabric.
-one quarter yard of the inner border fabric.  Cut 4 strips, 1.5" X WOF.
-One half yard for the outer border.  Cut (4) 4 inch by WOF pieces.  


  1. What a sweet bundle, and you did indeed find the perfect pattern for it. The blue and red really pop.

  2. This is darling! I love Christmas quilts :)

  3. Adorable! Love your fabric choices. Thanks for sharing on Midweek Makers

  4. This quilt is the perfect use for those sweet fabrics and I'm sure some child will love it. I enjoy making charity quilts for Project Linus, for sick kids. It's such a worthy cause.

    1. Thank you for the tip about Project Linus Paula!

  5. What a cute little quilt, done in lovely colors!

  6. Very pretty. I love this little quilt. Those fabrics are so colorful. 'Trying to follow via GFC but it isn't working. Will try again later.

  7. You chose the perfect pattern to highlight the cute prints. Sometimes simple is the best. Also wanted to thank you for visiting my blog - Sew Preeti Quilts.

  8. You did a great job on placing your fabrics. The stripe border will look awesome!

  9. Such a cute, whimsical the fabrics and colors !