Normally

I don't do whimsical quilts. The quilts usually have to have a purpose for me to make something impractical. A few weeks ago I saw the cutest pillow; where I saw it is another question lol. After I cleaned out my scrap bin and found some fun prints; I knew I had to make it.


Seriously how cute is this???
Pattern is from Tula Pink in the free patterns section.

I made it into a wallhanging instead of a pillow.
 Lots of straight line quilting. I'll just call it straight line quilting okay? lol
I buttonholed the applique right through the batting to stabilize it a little more.


I didn't have enough solids matching the grey to piece the bottom but I love how this fabric looks like road.
Now it's hung in my quilting room and all the boys want me to make them one of their own lol.






9 comments:

  1. While you're making them for your boys, could you just make one for my DD and DSIL? The are absolutely nuts on these, and would love to own a real one one day. I am no good at applique, otherwise I'd give it a go, it really is wonderful.

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  2. Very cute, I've been wanting to make one of these out of Tulas pattern too!

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  3. Had one of those back in our "hippie" days...LOL! Ooooooo the memories!!!! Love it!!!

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  4. That's darling Rhonda! Love it!! Thanks for the link to the pattern.

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  5. Can I borrow the keys? We could go on a picnic!

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