Friday, June 6, 2014

Can I get a Whoop, Whoop?

Can I get a Whoop Whoop for a Lorax finish?
Yall, I love, love the Lorax! Have you seen the movie or read the Dr. Seuss book? I know I am not a child anymore but this character is just so stinkin' cute! LOOK at those whiskers!!!!!

This one is in the earth tone colorway. ( My favorite!)  It measures 36x46. A great size to use in either the crib or as a throw or a pallet for nap time!

My customer requested the allover windows for the backing.
 I was a little nervous about using this print when I first got it because it was so warped! I took the steam iron to it and got most of the warping out. Then I had sewing machine trouble but a friend came to the rescue and quilted it for me in an allover meandering pattern. I love the texture that it gave to the quilt and she did a GREAT job! Thank you Chris!
I just adore this Aurifil Color # 2000 Light Sand. it was a beautiful choice to use with all these rich earthy colors. 

I chose the green Truffla trees for the binding. I am so excited for my customer to receive her quilt. They are expecting a baby boy this summer! Now to go make a pillowcase to slip the quilt into for gifting and I will be all ready to pop it into the mail! Woohoo! Yay for a finish!
 Also , don't forget about the New Quilt Blogger Blog Hop hosted by Beth at Plum and June that started this week: Here is the current lineup:

Blogs to visit today:
Michelle @ Michelle Bartholomew
Yvonne @ Quilting Jet Girl

There will be two blog hop days this month and two days next month - plenty of time to visit the over 80 participants! Lets go pay them a visit and give them lots of bloggie love!
And Welcome to all my latest friends and followers the last two being : Jennie Adcock and Donna Gebbinck! Welcome to the farm ladies! I hope that yall will enjoy plowing along with me!

  I am linking to the ever so fantabulous : Sarah at Confessions of a Fabric Addict! Yall if you get a chance please go by Sarahs blog and read about her "Giveaway with a Cause". Better yet, help out if you can! She is trying to raise funds to help with adopting Nathanael, Sarah's  2 1/2 year old Chinese grandson. Nathanael is profoundly deaf.  Sarah's daughter is selling necklaces in her ETSY shop to help reach the needed funds. You can also find out more on her Facebook page. Yall, you really can help make a difference in someones life today!
Thank yall very much! 
Now "Get excited and make something!"
xo jan


  1. Really cute! I love the Lorax and have wanted to get some of this fabric before it gets hard to find. I'd better get moving.... Great job!

  2. I am sure they will love it!!!

  3. This is a sweet finish Jan! Thanks for sharing it with us. Hugs, Karen

  4. what a quilt, do not know the book and never watch movies they just send me to sleep but he looks a real character

  5. You sure can...whoop...whoop!! Congrats on such a wonderful and adorable finish!

  6. Whoop, whoop!! I don`t often like fabric with cutsies on it but this one is great.

  7. yes a whoop whoop lol love the quilt too cute

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