You can find Part 1 of my instructions on how to make this quilt here.
A new baby quilt top is finished...
The colors and pattern were inspired by these photos of the deck chairs at Universtity of Wisconsin - Madison...
The new mom is a big fan of these chairs and their sunburst patterns! The baby girl's nursery colors were chosen based on a gallery photo of these chairs, with chocolate brown accents added.
The quilt pattern was inspired by this fabulous quilt by Geta Grama. It just so happened that I was admiring this unique quilt when my husband asked me to make a baby quilt for his co-worker Jeremy (and wife Jill) who were expecting their first child. Jill directed me to the photos of these chairs as a color guide, and this pattern seemed a perfect fit :)
Serendipity. I just love that word.
P.S. Check back next week for more details on size and construction.
Ack!!! I'm in LOVE with this quilt! Can't wait for details!!ReplyDelete
Oh wow! Oh wow! Oh wow! This is a jaw dropper!ReplyDelete
This is STUNNING! Love the dark-tipped spokes.ReplyDelete
Ordinarily I'd say this is "not my kind of thing", but looking at this (and the inspiration quilt, thanks for linking to it) I just might have to add it to the BucketList.
Amazing quilt and so lovely!ReplyDelete
*drool* what a great quilt and it truely reflects the inspiration photo. good job!ReplyDelete
Such a beautiful quilt! I look forward to the details.ReplyDelete
Luv it! I have to make a baby quilt soon and was struggling with the design, this is perfect! :)ReplyDelete
Eeeekkkkk! LOVE this quilt. Can't wait for details.ReplyDelete
Gorgeous! I've been thinking about Geta's quilt too. Looking forward to the details of your construction.ReplyDelete
This is brilliant! I saw this on Geta's site quite some time ago, and loved it then. Amazing.ReplyDelete
Beautiful!! I'm working n the same pattern. I just love your version and your inspiration.ReplyDelete
Shelley, your quilts always have a very high WOW factor and this one does not disappoint! Again, I love your work and am so glad you share with the rest of us.ReplyDelete
Love the Sunburst baby quilt. I just finished making one myself using white background and hand dyed fabrics for the sunbursts. I made 16 so the quilt is a little bigger. I have several friends who love this also and we are going to get together and have a "class" at my house so we can each make one. I will send pictures when this happens. Thanks for the great directions. You made it all come together very easily.ReplyDelete