Donkeys in Wellies quilt pics

teresa_nc7July 6, 2014

Stand by! First time I'm doing this on my iPad Air - and it's the blind leading the blind!

The baby quilt for my niece expecting any day now, a little boy:

Blurry close-up of the donkeys:

And the backing:

As you can see, this was a very easy design to make: simple plain 6-inch blocks to feature the adorable donkey fabric alternated with simple pieced blocks using the "boot" fabric, the "rain" fabric, and other bright read-as-solid fabrics in my color choices for the quilt. I had difficulty finding a gray fabric to use as the border, but the print is actually a "downpour" of white raindrops on gray! The black inner border helps to set off the body of the quilt from the border and more black is found in the donkey and boot fabrics. I'm happy with it.

Teresa

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
loisflan

What adorable fabric and what a darling quilt! I love your color choices, and what a coup finding the grey fabric with raindrops. You did a great job and have every reason to be happy with it. Lucky little boy.

    Bookmark   July 6, 2014 at 12:06PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
msmeow

Teresa, it's adorable! I love the donkey fabric. :)

Donna

    Bookmark   July 6, 2014 at 12:53PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
quiltingfox

It turned out really cute! Love the pops of color in the larger blocks accented by the donkey rainboots. Congrats on finishing it.

Best to you,
Sandra

    Bookmark   July 6, 2014 at 2:58PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
littlehelen_gw

Very cute...I can see a toddler holding on to his quilt during nap time!
V.

    Bookmark   July 6, 2014 at 4:02PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
quiltnhen

You should be happy! It's adorable. What a wonderful gift and a great use of the fabrics.
LindaB/CA

    Bookmark   July 6, 2014 at 4:06PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
geezerfolks_SharonG_FL

What cute fabric, Teresa! Sometimes even the quilter can play 'I spy' in the fabric dept, put some awesome things together and make our day!! Great coordinating job and very neat quilt!

SharonG/FL-IN

    Bookmark   July 6, 2014 at 6:40PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
magothyrivergirl

Cute!Cute!Cute! And another boy in your family ~LOL~
The donkey is the most adorable fabric I have seen in a long time. You are such a good Auntie!

    Bookmark   July 6, 2014 at 7:24PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
day2day

That is so cute! The donkey fabric is adorable.
TFS.

~Geraldine

    Bookmark   July 7, 2014 at 10:30AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
jennifer_in_va

How very cute! One lucky little boy!

    Bookmark   July 10, 2014 at 1:52PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
fran1523

That is adorable Teresa. And gray is a very in color right now.

    Bookmark   July 18, 2014 at 10:27AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
teresa_nc7

Well, maybe that is why my niece registered all this gray baby stuff? None of us could figure it out - gray onesies, gray sleep saques, a really cute stuffed gray elephant, etc.

Baby Jacob was born Monday at 1:44 a.m., 8 lb. 9 oz. and 21.5 inches long. I got to see him and hold him Monday evening - so precious! It has been a long time since I last held a day old infant. Very special!

Teresa

    Bookmark   July 18, 2014 at 12:41PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
K8Orlando

Congrats Teresa!!! And Welcome to the very fashion forward Baby Jacob! Gray is totally IT!

    Bookmark   July 18, 2014 at 1:08PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
magothyrivergirl

Congrats on new baby Jacob who everyone is sure to spoil rotten-even you!
I love gray and I'm happy to see how popular it has become.

    Bookmark   July 18, 2014 at 3:38PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Sewing Cabinet opening size
I have a new Babylock Crescendo sewing machine (equivalent...
kimwebs
Heart Blocks
These blocks are made up of 3 1/2" squares of...
geezerfolks_SharonG_FL
Need advice for quilting a thin top that I've had for 25 years
i was gifted a quilt kit when I was 13 or 14; it's...
alix4015
2015 Block Lotto At a Glance
This is going to be a long post, so apologies in advance...
polardreams
Just finished
Pattern called Diamond Double from Cozy Quilt. If you...
nannykins
Sponsored Products
Quilted Luxe Duffel Pet Carrier
$200.00 | FRONTGATE
Elk Lighting Danica 46013/3L 3 Light Chandelier Multicolor - 46013/3L
$418.00 | Hayneedle
Orange Madagascar Quilt Set
$69.99 | zulily
Queen Three-Piece Hadon Quilt Set - SEA GLASS (QUEEN)
$695.00 | Horchow
Tropical Palm Quilted Reversible Hammock Pad - 2951135142
$81.99 | Hayneedle
Serena & Lily Pickstitch Matelassé Coverlet
Serena & Lily
Juliette Sham
$39.50 | FRONTGATE
King Coverlet 114" x 100" - CYENNE (KING)
$300.00 | Horchow
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™