I made a quilt for someone to give as a gift for a 2-year-old's birthday party.
I had to make it pretty quickly so it could get to Brooklyn on time for the festivities.
NOTE: BACKGROUND STORY
(Isn't this the sweetest little gift ever?)
Anyways, another nanny saw it and had to have one for the little girl she nannies.
And that little girl just happens to be the girlfriend of the little boy who has the above quilt.
READ: THEY WILL HAVE SUPER CUTE MATCHING QUILTS.
In my head, that's like a little mini love story.
So I whipped one up super quick for her.
And then I fell in love with it.
And then I had to send it away.
Sad story, I know.
But I think one little girl will be very happy, so it's all good. The customer wanted vibrant pinks, purples and browns.
This is what I came up with:
I really like the quilt itself, but I think my favorite part is how simple and soft it is.
Just some 10 inch squares carefully chosen and particularly placed before being sewn together into a cuddly lovey blanket.
I also really love this part:
I hand-stitched the label in coordinating threads and then hand-stitched it onto a lower corner of the quilt.
But here's my absolutely favorite part of the whole thing: