My first full size quilt in the works

donna_loomisMay 28, 2013

I made a deal with DH - I'd go to the movies with him on Saturday (he LOVES the movies) if he would not disturb me on Sunday while I spend it entirely in the sewing room. I can't believe how much I got done! My plan is to make 2 quilts by Christmas, one for each of my grandsons (ages 5 and 13). I let them pick the colors and I arranged several layouts for them to choose from. I got everything cut out for the older boy's quilt and pieced the blocks that needed that (most are solid blocks). They both chose very bold colors. Here is the layout Elijah chose.

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K8Orlando

These are such great colors together! What fun to get them involved in the process - just think how much more they'll appreciate their quilts.

    Bookmark   May 28, 2013 at 6:04PM
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nanajayne

I like it a lot. Love black and red together. Work will with the layout as well. Good job. TFS

    Bookmark   May 28, 2013 at 7:02PM
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quiltnhen

Very exciting colors. They should really like their quilts having so much input. Who knows, with the fun of helping with the layout you might just turn one of them into a quilter.
LindaB/CA

    Bookmark   May 29, 2013 at 12:28AM
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msmeow

Donna, that will be a very cool quilt! Have fun with it.

Donna

    Bookmark   May 29, 2013 at 7:31AM
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littlehelen_gw

How perfect for the kids to be involved in the design and color selection...future designers in the making!. Love black and red together...Can't wait to see the finished product!
V.

    Bookmark   May 29, 2013 at 7:49AM
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day2day

white/grayHow exciting to have them involved in the process.
This one will look great.....I like the color combo.
TFS.

~Geraldine

This post was edited by day2day on Wed, May 29, 13 at 8:10

    Bookmark   May 29, 2013 at 8:09AM
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geezerfolks_SharonG_FL

An excellent way to handle the choices, Donna. Their colors and their choice of your approved layouts. Elijah chose well!

SharonG/FL

    Bookmark   May 29, 2013 at 11:17AM
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