Also I decided to enter my Gracie Girl quilt in this week's contest at Quilting Gallery's "Quilts for teens". Voting is open until Monday. If you have a moment I would love your vote for my "Gracie Girl visits the Farm" quilt. You get up to three votes and a chance at winning some of the prizes for each vote! (Gracie Girl visits the Farm quilt is going for "100 Quilts for Kids") Thank yall and I hope you have a great weekend. xo jan
Hey yall. A few weeks ago I won a 10" stacker of Gracie Girl from Lori Holt of Bee in my Bonnet! Gracie Girl is Lori's newest line that she and her daughter Kassidy Grace designed together.
These prints are just so adorable.
I used a double sliced layer cake pattern and 20 of the 21 squares.
I backed it with a gray tone on tone polka dot that I had in my stash. I just love the polka dot backing!
I started making blocks a few days ago and finally got the chance to finish it up.
I free motion quilted a simple stipple using a baby blue thread.
I had planned to take the quilt to the playground for a photo shoot, but I have been watching a new calf and cow all day while that handsome farmer hubby dude was at work.
So instead I settled for taking pictures around the house. And I had plenty of help!
I think she approves!
However I DID NOT approve of her walking on my quilt. I had to carry her to her coop and shut the door! Glad I haven't washed it yet.
Heck, I think it looked better with her on it!
Gracie Girl measures 36x54. I love the polka dot binding which I machince stitched to the front and stitched in the ditch on the front catching the back. This quilt is for "100 Quilts for Kids". Paying it forward yall!
This little quilt was so easy to make and I love the fun prints. The colors are gorgeous.
Thank you Lori and Kassidy!
And here is a picture of what kept me busy all day until it was almost too late to take pictures of my quilt!
He is a very large and healthy little bull.
(I tried to correct the red eye but it didn't work)
She is such a good mama! This was taken right at dark when I went to close up their coop.
Yall, I hope you enjoyed a little closer look at Gracie Girl. Oh and the 21st square that I didn't use in the quilt is this one:
I thought I could use it in a pouch or pincushion.
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Folks, I hope these last few days of summer bring yall lots of peace and joy.
You'll find me trying to keep the hens off my quilts and chasing newborn calves.
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