I couldn't resist putting this cute little quilt into the Baby Quilt category of the Blogger's Quilt Festival!
|The quilt is lying in the grass, but no sun so it looks like a black background - go figure!|
The fabrics for this quilt are from the Happy Town line by Jacquelynne Steves. They were absolutely perfect for this project!
The pattern I used was Rescue Squad by Erin Wilcoxon in the Sept/Oct '09 issue of Quiltmaker. I paper-pieced three of each of all three of the different vehicles....
......but then I decided one of these little ambulances had to go to make room for this cute little helicopter that I put in the top left corner of the quilt :*)
|Pattern design by Quiet Play and sold on Craftsy HERE|
The darker red was just the right color for working inside the vehicles, while the lighter, more orangey red was perfect for outlining the vehicles in the outer border...
I used the yellow to outline the vehicles, after doing a little red SID inside for stability....
I used that really fun red/yellow/lime dot for the binding, which turned out really cute I think!
Stitched down by machine of course - much sturdier for a child (and quicker for me!)
Now, be sure to go and check out all the other great quilts in the Blogger's Quilt Festival!!!!
And if you feel so inclined, I sure would appreciate your vote for Hudson's Heroes HERE!
Hugs & Blessings!