After many, many moons, I’ve finally finished a quilt for ME! I started this quilt the day I heard that Daniel was not going to recover. I worked on it for a few days, but then put it away until more recently.
Fabric is part of the a fat quarter bundle of the Happy line from Me and My Sisters from last Spring. Pattern is a free tutorial called Rectangle Squared from Film in the Fridge (a great blog by the way!). My top finishes at 55″ x 78″.
I managed to use an entire spool (1,300 metres) of 50 wt. Aurifil thread in the making and quilting of this quilt. I used Quilter’s Dream Cotton batting in request weight. I love working with this batting.
Happy Memories .. a quilt for ME!
27 thoughts on “Happy Memories .. a quilt for ME!”
How nice to have a quilt for yourself and especially one so full of memories!
This is a beautiful quilt! So cheerful.
I can’t see the nice buttery yellow online … boo!
so it’s even nicer in person!
Oh this is magnificent! I just love it! Excellent job, Michele. It’s beautiful!
It’s beautiful…did you quilt that entirely on your regular sewing machine?!?!??! if so, you’ve inspired me!
I love the Happy fabric range and all that quilting you did on it is fantastic…..you rock!!!
I totally agree, this is a beautiful quilt and I also admire and love hearing how young Max is growing up. I follow his progress and love that blog!
Of course, I forgot to mention the blog I love is Film in the Fridge!
I love it! Your fabric choices are wonderful.
It is beautiful, may it wrap you in nothing but happy memories for many years to come!
That’s a beautiful quilt, Michele. Love those colours and the layout. What a wonderful gift to give yourself!
Thanks for sharing Michelle! I love it! You inspire me!
Lovely colorful quilt. I recently finished a quilt for my self as well and my kids keep steeling it *LOL* Well, w What better excuse to start a new one :)
A lovely quilt! Wonderful bright colors, I would keep it too!
Beautiful quilt Michele! Love the colors, pattern and your quilting!
FANTASTIC!!! and I love to see it looking so inviting already “crinkled”
Now I know that those spools of Aurifil go a long long way so it really gives me a good sense of the work you put into this.
Hope you happily enjoy it for many many years to come
What a beautiful quilt. I love this pattern and it is on my list of quilts ‘to do’. Congratulations on the finish!
What a wonderful quilt! I love the quilting and the fabric.
What an adorable quilt! I love that line of fabric.
That’s a very pretty quilt! I’m finishing one for myself right now, so I understand how nice it is to keep one. I’ve made about 10 and this is only the 2nd for me.
It is good to see it finished! And looking all poofy and comforting. The colours make me think of summery days and gardens in bloom. It will be a great comfort during the gray days and chilly nights of winter.
ohh, what abeautiful quilt, so very nice!
The colours so nice, too….and that free quilting so correctly…
(sorry, my english is not good;-))
Greatings from Germany,
I love it, it’s so colourful. The quilting is so nice.
I bought this fabric too. You gave me an idea.
Precioso, yo quiero uno..!!!!!!!!
This is gorgeous! Love the wrinkled goodness.
Absolutely beautiful!!! Love the colors and the quilting. I wish I could baste like you, my quilts always end up with lots of wrinkles in the back.
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