Thursday, July 28, 2011

This little piggy went to Florida, now the quilt is going too!



This little pig was sent to Florida with my sister back in June to give to my great-niece, Bella. FYI, this little pig had been living in my fabric closet for a few years and when I reorganized, I found her buried in a bag of leftover batting.  Now you know that my stash closet was a true pig sty. LOL!
The quilt top was made over a year ago earmarked for Bella's 2nd birthday. Well, she just turned 3!!! 
Olivia's dress(that's the piggy's name) was made from the scraps of the quilt top as a peace offering until this quilt which I promised her in her 3rd birthday card was delivered!
I put the top on my frame just after my sister's visit and it has been waiting patiently,(and doubling as a kitty hammock) for a couple of weeks. Well, I finally set aside an afternoon and got 'er done. 
 I did a quick meander over the center and inspired by Debra did squiggly lines down the borders.
Don't know why I waited soo long.  


I had hoped to put another quilt on the frame to be done before my vacation but that didn't happen. So, this is my quilty contribution to my blog til I get back from California. We are going to visit Alex and Yosemite National Park as well as see a SF Giants baseball game. We figure since the BoSox are #1 in the East, we should check out the #1 competition in the West.



I'll be back soon with vacation pics. Til then, Quilt til you Wilt!!!




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10 comments:

Debra Spincic said...

I'm very fond of squiggles down a border especially on super busy fabrics! What a cute pig & quilt.
Love the pigsty crack, though, the best!

Sharon Dallman said...

This is such an adorable quilt! I just love what you did with the birds and flowers and the way you layed out and arranged your fabrics. Very nice choice of colors too.

Melanie said...

Have fun on your trip.Sweet quilt --perfect gift. Smart transportation method.....postage is big $$ these days.

Finishing Lines by K.Sperino said...

sweeeet quilt! and the GIants? hub's favorite team of all time (last year was good!) Did you get to see the 'Freak' pitch? love that guy.

Libby said...

Have a great time! Hope you enjoy the ballgame . . . National League play is the best!

ali lichtenstein said...

Oh, Annie, this is so, so sweet. I love the chirping birdies--mucho cute! She'll love it. Enjoy CA!

Kay said...

LOL at the pig sty! Both the pig and the quilt will be much appreciated. Have a wonderful trip and visit with your son.

AnnieO said...

That's an odd place for such an adorable little piggy to hide--glad she's all dressed and ready to play with a 3 year old. Love the quilt! Have fun in SF

laura west kong said...

They're beautiful!

Annette J said...

Love Miss Piggy I'm sure she's love to come and stay with me sometime. I could show her a really messy pig sty. Merry Xmas and a Happy New Year to you and your family Annie. Luv Annette