TOO OFTEN WE UNDERESTIMATE THE POWER OF A TOUCH, A SMILE, A KIND WORD, A LISTENING EAR, AN HONEST COMPLIMENT, OR THE SMALLEST ACT OF CARING, ALL OF WHICH HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO TURN A LIFE AROUND
LEO F. BUSCAGLIA

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

I used Natalia's tutorial, a few odd charms and a bit of leftover yardage for a nice scrappy looking top. Add some free-motion meandering and there you have it, a sweet little 38"x38" quilt ready and waiting for another little one to come along. The binding is Make Life by Sweetwater's raspberry red, which BTW, is not the official name for this color - I made that up...I do wish I had more of it.

Hope you find a few simple yet delightful quilts to make. There certainly is something to be said for simplicity. Happy quilting!

43 comments:

  1. Lovely fabric and colours Kim, I love scrappy and white together, so fresh...
    Lizzie
    xxx

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  2. Yummy wee quilt Kim, love it.
    hugs Deb

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  3. Very pretty! I always love scrappy, and the sashing added to the split nine patches make a lovely quilt! :0)

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  4. There's definitely something to be said for simple and sweet - I love it, Kim!

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  5. That is cute, Kim. Scrappy and simple have my vote.

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  6. Very pretty quilt! I believe there must always be a bit of red (or a lot) in a quilt. And it is always nice to use some stash...

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  7. I love the crinkle look too! Wonderful finish!!

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  8. Kim I really, really like it! So fresh and happy!

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  9. Great quilt, Kim. Thanks for sharing. Have a fun week-end.

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  10. Simple, but effective - it's lovely.

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  11. Looks like an easy design to sew. Your colors are soft & aged looking. Looks yummy with all the quilting......and it's done. That's the best thing of all.

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  12. Beautiful quilt Kim! It will make someone warm and happy.
    Just finished quilting my Hope Valley quilt tonight. On to the binding tomorrow.

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  13. I love the quilt. That is a great pattern. I made one like that a few years ago. One of my favorite quilts.

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  14. Hi Kim. It tickles me what you said - "waiting for another LITTLE ONE to come along". And then you say the binding is "MAKE LIFE". You just make me smile.

    The quilt is just adorable - scrappy made happy!!

    Hope your weekend is filled with smiles.

    Blessings to you.

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  15. I really love scrappy quilts and yours are so wonderful.

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  16. It turned out great! Love the scraps you used!! :)

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  17. the quilt looks wonderful!
    love that you used what you had to make this quilt, we all need to do more of that.
    congrats on another completed quilt!
    Kathie

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  18. Hi Kim... Thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving a comment. In discovering my blog, I have discovered yours! I love it!

    Wendy

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  19. Beautiful quilt and lovely colored fabrics, it looks very warm and homey.

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  20. Your quilt is delightful! So bright and cheery!

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  21. I love this quilt! I've made one similar only with the blocks in a random pattern, and without sashing. I like yours much better! x

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  22. I love that quilt. It looks so warm and cozy. Nice job!! You know I love the red little squares I see in there.

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  23. Lovely fabrics and your quilting is so great! I admire folks who can FMQ. You have such an eye for putting fabrics together. XO

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  24. Here I am! I told you I would stop by and take a peek at what was going on over here at Stillmeadow! :0)
    I love this little scrap quilt! Very cozy and inviting, just right for a cuddle quilt! You did a super job with using your scraps. I am liking the idea of making more scrap quilts. It is a bit of each quilt you ever made and so fun to see it all come together.
    Do you have a little one coming?? or is the for the ready just in case?
    I see a peek of your kitchen hiding under the quilt. It looks very homey! :0)

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  25. Knock, Knock!...
    Thank you for naming my quilt!~It's perfect! Have you noticed all the lovely things that folks are saying about your name for it?!?! :)
    Just wanted to thank you and let you know. XO

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  26. Very fresh and pretty, Kim! I just love a scrappy quilt with a neutral background! Hope all is well with you and Tom!
    Cheers!

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  27. I absolutly love this quilt and it looks like something I could even make!!!!!!!!

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  28. i stumbled on your quilt today and i just love this!! it is adorable

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  29. I love it, Kim! I sure could have used your help last night when sewing the quilt for my grandson! The needle thread kept breaking...skipped stitches etc Errr!

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  30. I love scrap quilt, I love how yours turned out. It's so sweet.

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  31. Stunning, absolutely stunning.

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  32. Kim, I love your quilt. It is simple and yet so pretty, just the way I like my quilts too. Thanks for sharing the link to the tutorial.

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  33. This is adorable and a great way to use up scraps and charms (and you know how much I love charms)!

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  34. Kim... I am missing your posts! You must be busy quilting!

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  35. It doesn't get any better than that -- fast and cute. It's adorable!

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  36. Love this quilt and the free motion quilting is my favorite!

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  37. I am a scrappy addict, this is a really nice, clean looking scrap quilt. Odd how the colors we fall in love with seem to come our way in the most limited amounts. Thank you for sharing! - Mary, Saint Paul, MN

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  38. Hey!! Knock, Knock!!!! Time for a new post here....came over to check on you!!!

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  39. OMG I adore this quilt!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  40. Hi Kim, just wondering how you are getting on, miss you! Tracey

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  41. I just love how it's all crinkly and snuggly looking. Very cute quilt.

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