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Rainbow Coin Quilt // Quilt Finish

In January of this year my family moved to a new home, after unpacking my sewing room and almost all of the house I was in the mood to sew something really fun and easy. My daughter Gwenyth asked me to make her a quilt for her bed and I decided to make a classic coin quilt

Picking fabrics for the rainbow coin quilt

Gwenyth hand picked all of the fabrics from my stash herself.

Strips for rainbow coin quilt

I spent the next few days busting out the quilt top. After that it sat around for months and months. As much as I love to machine quilt I don't particularly like to quilt anything over a throw. I finally sent the quilt to long arm quilter Sarah Wilson at Crinkle Love. Gwenyth picked our her favorite quilting design, Kaleidoscope and not even 2 weeks later we had the quilt back. Here is a cute video of Gwenyth opening the package when it arrived from Sarah. Isn't amazing how much different she looks only after 10 months? They grow up so fast.

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The quilt finished at 67" x 90" a twin size. I used the Color Swatches print by Dear Stella for the binding and backing, Kona Ash for the solid background, and five prints in 8 different colors for the strips. 

quilt label

And of course I had to add an extra special label :)


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  • Rachel @ Quiltineering says...

    That’s so sweet! Beautiful quilt. I’m sure your daughter will treasure it for many years!

    On October 16, 2014

  • Anita says...

    Beautiful quilt for a beautiful little girl. I love the label too. I am definitely going to check out the pattern you sent me in the newsletter. This could be a great scrapbuster!

    On October 14, 2014

  • Debi Hassler says...

    So sweet – just love this and the label is perfect!

    On October 14, 2014

  • Ivete @ Gotham Quilts says...

    Gorgeous! Love the quilting your quilter did too.

    On October 13, 2014

  • Rosemary Bolton says...

    This is just beautiful, Alyssa. I love it
    Thank you for sharing every thing you do.
    You are a wonderful lady.
    Thank you for the pattern too
    Love always

    On October 13, 2014

  • Erica says...

    The quilt is beautiful, congratulations to you and Gwyneth both for a great finish! I am curious – do you have fusible web on the back of the label or is it just the pink stitches holding it on?

    On October 13, 2014

  • Cheryl B. says...

    Beautiful finish. I love the rainbow and the color of the background fabric.

    On October 13, 2014

  • KimberJ says...

    That quilt is stunning!!!

    On October 13, 2014

  • Denise says...

    I am in awe and envy! gorgeous!

    On October 13, 2014

  • Myra says...

    Just adorable! Both the quilt and the girl!

    On October 13, 2014

  • diana says...

    So fun to see her reaction, really a lovely quilt and a beautiful label for the finish. Well done!

    On October 13, 2014

  • Sylvia says...

    Cute quilt, and love your label! How did you make it?

    On October 13, 2014

  • Michele says...

    It really turned out fabulous and I love that she picked out all the fabrics herself.

    On October 13, 2014

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Welcome to the Pile O’ Fabric blog, my name is Alyssa Lichner, I live in sunny Gilbert, AZ. I am a freelance web and graphic designer turned avid sewist. I write modern quilting tutorials and share techniques and inspiration here at Pile O’ Fabric… Read More

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