I just finished a gender neutral baby quilt top for yet some more friends who are expecting. It’s the Denyse Schmidt pattern “What A Bunch Of Squares” which I love. It was fun to make as I didn’t really follow the pattern. I just made squares in the style of the pattern, meanwhile making sure that there was variation among them.

One Block

These colors were requested and it took me a long time to get inspired by the fabrics. I decide to use more solids than I usually do in order to push myself out of my quilting comfort zone. As the top started coming together I started to feel a bit better about it… I’m not sure.  I do love the design, and I know that once it’s quilted and crinkly it always improves.  Hopefully it will only grow on me from here!

What A Bunch of Squares Baby Quilt Top

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  • tia

    August 6, 2008 at 3:23 pm | Reply

    It looks great. I do love what I am seeing from you. You are really finding your artistic “voice”.


  • Carol

    August 6, 2008 at 8:39 pm | Reply

    I like this one also. The border fabric is perfect for the block colors. I look forward to seeing more of your quilts.

  • Amy

    August 7, 2008 at 4:17 am | Reply

    Love it. (Aviva_hadas on flickr)

  • artisania

    August 7, 2008 at 9:21 am | Reply

    3 cheers for wonky blocks! It’s going to be beautiful, you’ll see 😉

  • Jen Eskridge

    August 7, 2008 at 6:23 pm | Reply

    This is so lovely. The two colors look great together. What a lucky baby. ~jen~

  • nettie

    August 8, 2008 at 2:35 pm | Reply

    I am so happy to have found your blog! You have the prettiest quilts. I just LOVE them!

  • emptybobbins

    August 9, 2008 at 10:42 am | Reply

    I have thought about making this in a baby quilt size. Now I’ll have to do it for sure- this looks great!

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