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Project Smile Hugs & Kisses Quilt Top & Scrap Winner

What looked like this last Wednesday:

is now a completed quilt top. 

The fabrics are all Art Gallery Fabrics and were sent to me by Pat Bravo herself from her amazing scraps and I made it to benefit Project Linus.  I used my Go! Baby to cut the scrap squares into 5″ and 2.5″ squares.  I rotary cut the white 3″ squares(these became the skinny white strips).  And I put my sister Monica and her boyfriend to work on Thanksgiving  marking diagonal lines on the reverse of the smaller squares & my mom did a bit of the sewing on Thursday as well.  I finished up the sewing/pressing/cutting on Friday and Saturday & assembled the quilt yesterday.

When I originally received Pat’s scraps I divided them into 3 different color stories but in the end I decided to use them altogether in a colorful scrap quilt.  For those of you unfamiliar with Project Linus, it’s a charity organization that donates quilts/blankets to children in hospitals.  This quilt is sure to brighten up any hospital room.

When I was designing this quilt I decided to go with X’s & O’s because I wanted a Hugs & Kisses Quilt–I think this fits the bill perfectly.

X Marks the Goose Scrap Winner:

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 joan s says:

gorgeous pillow! those look like some tiny flying geese!

Congrats Joan!–Send me your email and I’ll get your scraps in the mail! =)

 

Comments (32)

  • I love this design!

  • You are so clever! I have made this quilt before, but the addition of that little white strip adds so much! It never occurred to me, and shazam! Got to make this now – do you mind?

    • Thanks so much and feel free! For reference, my square sizes are as follows, 5″, 3″(white) 2.5″

  • Wonderful quilt!

  • I just love this design! It´s wonderful! And the colours is perfekt!

  • Beautiful piecing!

  • what a beautiful quilt, being a project linus chapter coordinator in my area, i say “Thank You” so much for making a quilt for your area.

  • What a wonderful quilt!

  • Congratulations to Joan!

    Great quilt!

  • I am amazed at how the white lines help to unify all of the different fabrics. It is a beautiful quilt!

  • What a beautiful quilt. I am quite in love with it.

  • It’s absolutely gorgeous. Love that strip of white in there!

  • Wow, it’s gorgeous !
    The person who’s going to receive it is a lucky one !

    I wanted to participate in the Project Linux, but it was open to US resident only 🙁

  • Amazing! I love it!

  • Wow your scraps look gorgeous!! Mine don’t look that good 🙁

  • I always love your color choices, you have such an eye for them

  • I like that quilt ALOT!

  • This is beautiful! I added it to my pinterest collection. 🙂

  • Great color!

  • I love this quilt! It would be quite a stashbuster. I’m not quite clear on how it goes together. Would you post a few words about that???

  • This quilt is beautiful. I love how the addition of that little white strip added a secondary design. And, I love the very scrappy look. Perfect!

  • Great looking quilt… Great for scraps…. How wide is the white strip… I know you say 3″ but then how narrow do you cut the strips?

    • Thanks!–I just posted a block tutorial on the next post up. =)

  • That white strip is a 3″ sqaure? I thought it was a strip of fabric.

    • It is a square–I’ve posted a tutorial in the post up. =)

  • I love this little quilt… its just delightful… so colorful, and a great way to use up fabrics… I must keep this in mind… our little group got together recently to decide on the charities for which we will make quilts this year, and Project Linus is on our list as well… thanks so much for the inspiration!

  • Quilt just grabbed me! Great way to use up those leftover strips from jelly rolls & left over charm squares. I’m assuming it’s all “sew and flip”? Love it!

  • wow! what a pretty quilt. the colors + the design are perfect!

  • Beautiful! I love it. I received my Sew to Swap book yesterday and am working my way through it. I enjoyed reading about you and all the other quilters whose blogs I follow.

  • Can’t believe I’m the winner of those wonderful scraps! I sent you an email yesterday via your “contact me” link. Hope you received it.

  • This is adorable.

  • Thank you so much for this tutorial…I have been waiting for the perfect block to come along that I can make with the Ruby (by Bonnie and Camille for Moda) charm packs that I just couldn’t resist buying…this is it and I can’t wait to get started….Thank you, thank you, thank you….

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