Jungle quilt

I had been given some jungle prints from good friend Elaine quite some time ago.   Elaine and I had met through sewing charity quilts, so I thought it would be appropriate to make a charity kids quilt out of these fabrics.  I decided on a simple nine patch so you get a glimpse of the animals in the jungle and in a days sewing go this far.  I wanted to do a thin outer border of the white polka dots and then attempt a pieced border with the rest of the animal fabric.
I had a date with some local ladies to make kids charity quilts, where I .....
(with their advice).... decided on a simple bright stripe from my stash.
 Then finally stitched the big churn dash blocks together with some sashing from my stash.
Dragged this panel out of my stash, joined it with some blue from Lisa's stash and bordered it with appropriate fabric back out of my stash. Ta da another quilt top born!
 
 Lisa made this gorgeous quilt top. She is not finished yet, needs borders.
And Chris finished this cute top.
So a productive day was had by all and some stash sharing occurred, which is always fun.
Happy quilting Sue.

5 comments:

  1. All those cute quilts will be much loved by some kids; the fabrics are perfect for donation quilts! ---"Love"

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  2. some lovely quilts made Sue.... looks very busy there...
    Hugz

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  3. Sounds like a very productive charity sewing day. Well done to everyone!

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  4. Working together with friends is always the best. You picked some perfect patterns to show off the fun fabric and to sew up quickly. I especially like the churn dash idea.

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  5. You and your friends are doing great work creating fun and colorful quilts for those in need.

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