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Friday Finish & Winner Announced


Hey Guys!

I have been really busy this week working on two quilts for two birthday boys!  These boys are the children of my friends Maya and Steven.  I have only finished binding one but i am in need of a nap and I will be back tomorrow to show the second quilt.  The quilt is designed from the St. Louis 16 Patch and if you don’t know what that is you should go read the tutorial trial on the St. Louis 16 Patch.  Here are the pictures:

Here is the quilt top.  The fabric is from Shore Thing which was purchased at the Fat Quarter Shop.  I quilted the quilt with straight line quilting in a double line grid pattern.  The pictures do not do the quilting justice..;0(  I did all the quilting with silver aurifil thread (My favorite for quilting) and binded the quilt with a Bella solid.  I picked this sandy brown fabric because it made me think of the beach.


The back of the quilt has raw edge appliqué.   I used scraps from the block to create the base of the quilt back.  I also used scraps that I sewed together to cut out the letters and ship …making patchwork letters.  I think it’s super cool!IMG_0616

Here is a picture of both quilts folded waiting for binding.


Alright, well now it’s time to announce a winner for the Sew Mama Sew Giveaway!  Here is what Mr. Random said:

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That would make our winner….Ms. Anita!  Congratulations!  I will be emailing you shortly!2013-05-10 09.10.26 pm

Thanks if you decided to join in on the fun!  I will be linking this post to Crazy Mom Quilts for Finish It Up Friday , if you are visiting from there…Welcome ;0)  Please leave a comment so I can visit your blog!

Until Next Time, Sew Pretty!


Author: Pretty Lady Baby

I am just a girl trying to be crafty. Well really a woman but my thoughts are girly. I am embarking on a journey. I hope to complete all of my goals, share and learn from others.

4 thoughts on “Friday Finish & Winner Announced

  1. Thank you so much! I am so happy to have won your giveaway. 🙂 I am sure those lucky boys will love their birthday gifts.

  2. That quilt is so superbly done! Love the back and the front!

  3. I just love the back of the quilt with the sailboat & name!! It will be a treasure I am sure!

  4. I love your quilt! The back is fantastic!

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