Friday, April 6, 2012

Vintage Pillow Case Quilt No.2

In the last post, I shared a diamond quilt I did, using machine quilting. This one however, I really wanted to hand quilt with big stitches. I finished sewing all the yo-yo's, and I am ready to share the pictures with you today.

Some of you might recall this quilt;

Yup, you guessed right, the hexagon with different fabrics are the same blocks on both quilts. I used them and I added white vintage sheets between the blocks. Isn't it funny how small changes can bring a whole new outlook on the finished quilt? (Who said it is just like our lives? I might use a quilt metaphor instead of chocolate as Forrest Gump did :) ).

I really enjoyed quilting this by hand.

I didn't plan it that way, but don't you think the colors are perfect for Easter?

I have plans with my family this week end, and it is going to be busy but a really fun weekend. I hope you are enjoying the spring, and finding some time on the side for yourself to be creative and make your soul happy. :)


  1. Adorable quilt - delicate colours and I love yoyos you added :)

    Happy Easter!


  2. I am in love with this quilt. Beautiful. Love colors as well as the pattern you chose.

  3. Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful!!! Such gorgeous sprintime colours. Em x

  4. Your quilt is beautiful! I, too, prefer hand quilting.

  5. Very very lovely. Such pretty fabrics - what a wonderful way to recycle those vintage pillow cases :) Happy Easter. Maggie xx

  6. So pretty! I always love seeing things made with vintage sheets. Sometimes I recognize them as ones I actually had on my bed at home! Do you draw stitching lines on your quilts before you hand quilt, or just freehand it? I'm curious for when I want to attempt this some day.

  7. I love everything about this but especially the hand quilting!

  8. Love this quilt..I have some vintage linens(somewhere) and now I am inspired to dig them out and make something.


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