I made Aidan a Quilt

In the tradition I started of the year of making each of the kids a quilt the next birthday up was Aidan’s. HIs favorite color is blue I thought this would be super easy to work with. I was not so pleasantly surprised to find that so many blue fabrics are either boring or floral, making a quilt for a would be 13 year old boy florals were OUT.

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This was the start of my fabric pull back in January. Not all of those fabrics made it into the final quilt though.

Of course I again forgot to take pictures while I was sewing the blocks together someday I’ll learn from all those quilt bloggers I follow and swoon over.

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I layed out all the blocks took multiple pictures to make sure I had everything right. This is the movin on up  pattern from  Crazy Mom Quilts. Ignore those wrinkly guys at the bottom after I had placed everything I had to feed the kids so I just rolled it all up using the quilt I had put everything on I did re press them before sewing them.

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While watching a movie with the kids with my ipad out for photo layout reference  sewed those pieces into rows.

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Ta da the top aka my part is done now it gets sent off to Tarabu for her to quilt.

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I love the in the ditch quilting she did!

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This was the BEST surprise! I had send binding and fabric for her to “do something”  with the backing and Tarabu went above and beyond and blocked out Aidan’s name.

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