Sunday, April 11, 2010

The joy of instant gratification

Another project I managed to complete during my camera's demise was a little quilt for Project Linus using the dreaded (seemingly neverending) roll o' fabric. It was awesome because I started cutting on a Saturday afternoon, and had it quilted and bound by Sunday evening. Truly, it was instant gratification!

Happy Charms quilt front
The pattern is by Elizabeth Hartman of Oh! Fransson, created for Sew, Mama, Sew! The free pattern is called "Charm Squares Baby Quilt." It was simple and fun to put together, and it let me use up a little of my stash.

Happy Charms quilting detail
It's a small quilt (about 30" x 40") and it was a perfect little weekend project. I was really feeling the need to actually finish something, as all of my current projects are pretty long-term affairs. So no fancy quilting here-- just some happy stippling.

Happy Charms quilt label
I was able to turn it in at today's Project Linus workshop. Woo hoo!


  1. I love it!

    It is so fun to finish something quick yet it looks fantastic.

  2. Way to go! It looks fabulous!

  3. Another great finish! Hope you are getting to enjoy the spring weather.

  4. Robin, love the quilt. What a wonderful quilt for Project Linus! I also just saw your tree block. I'm in love. Gorgeous!

  5. Oh Robin, so pretty! I need to knock out some cheerful baby quilts for friends at work. I think that is just the look to go for. Love it!

  6. OMG!! I just linked to your roll 'o fabric! How hilarious! I want one, bad. Mostly because it looks so cool. Do you hang it on a rod and just keep pulling on the end? lol

  7. Wow that did go fast and it is such a cute quilt.

  8. Simple and fun is a good thing!

  9. It's very pretty! I can't believe you whipped that up in one weekend!

    And while I'm here - would you guys be up for coming over for dinner on Sunday? We're not too far from the hospital. ;-)