One of my favourite quilty friends, Kaelin of The Plaid Scottie, welcomed a beautiful and healthy baby girl, Merida, into the world this past week! There are a group of us who chat daily on Facebook about quilting and basically every other issue known to man (and some I am sure no one else has ever dreamed up), and we have been excitedly awaiting this moment since the pee hit the stick ;) Even before Merida was conceived, Kaelin had put her order in for the Coolbreeze sweater I showed you here. But in addition to that, the group of us decided to, naturally, make her a quilt.
Angela quarterbacked the whole thing (and I pinched all the finished quilt pictures from her site, with her permission of course). After much discussion we opted on a paper pieced square in a square block that could showcase our collections of cute and precious fabrics, perfect for an I Spy quilt! Oh what fun watching this come together!
There were about 10 us making this quilt for Kaelin and her "plaid baby" as she is known to us; Angela, Cherie, Cara, Michelle, Kelly, Ali, Amy, Rene, Elena, Tracey and myself. Merida's nursery theme is "The Fabulous Mr. Fox" so there is definitely and abundance of fox-themed fabrics present. These are the blocks I contributed!
A big shout out to Angela for quilting and binding this baby to perfection!
We are all so thrilled for Kaelin, and wish her and her new little family all the best. And we hope Merida inherits her mother's appreciation and love of good fabric!! I am sure this is a good start ;)