Monday, November 2, 2015
Dog Gone Cute Party
Did you follow the Dog Gone Cute quilt along and blog hop with Lorna at Sew Fresh Quilts? I know you could pick up some free patterns and great tutes while the hop was on, but I loved this pattern so much that I bought it. And I sewed along!
I used some of my deconstructed flannel shirts for my pups. Kona White for accents and Kona Ash for the back ground. I used the large block set 2 by 3 for a baby quilt.
I used a CT cotton thread in silver grey for the top and a beige for the back. Just a free motion wave with my walking foot to quilt it.
I used a paw print ultra fleece for the back and Quilter's Dream ultra-select batt - a nice cuddly finish and it keeps the quilt from sliding off baby and the crib. The binding is a scrap from stash - black with multi-color paw prints. It gave a nice little pop of color to frame it all off.
Finished size after a wash and dry: 44.5" x 46.5"
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Hi! Your puppy quilt is beautiful! Great colours and fabrics! x Teje
Your quilt is gorgeous!
Love this Sharon, the shirt fabric is perfect for those cute little faces.
Darling! I've never used fleece for the back but think that it would be soooooo cuddly! Nice job!
This was such a fun pattern. I love your take on it. Sounds so super cuddly.
How Cute! (I'm a dog person). Great use for those old plaid shirts.
....and I loved your version.
I love the plaid puppies!
Very sweet! Clever to repurpose flannel shirts to make a warm and cozy quilt!
Oh wow! These look great in flannel shirts, great finish!
Such a great puppy quilt!
Those cute puppies on the quilt look so soft and cuddly! Great use of flannel shirts!
Oh my goodness - I just purchased this pattern last week! Thank you for the hint about using the fleece for the backing.
I love your puppies , they are adorable in the shirting fabrics ! I had wanted to make this pattern but just didn't get to it .
Awww...what an adorable, cuddly baby quilt!
Your dog quilt is gorgeous, Sharon.
Those plaids really set off those pups. Your quilt is just lovely!
I've been waiting for your finish! LOVE that you recycled shirts....I'm sentimental like that! HOpe to finish my binding tonight!!
Such a super sweet baby quilt! Looks warm, soft and comforting. And all from recycled shirts. You go girl.
Love your sweet and soft baby quilt! This was a wonderful use for the soft shirts... and the paw print fleecy backing is sew perfect!
Now that is one cute quilt! I love your choice for the backing too.
Those plaid puppies are so sweet! Love the backing and binding fabrics you chose, Sharon. Just perfect for these cute doggies!
So very cute! I love all the puppy dog quilts I've seen. I love the plaids you used in your version.
This is so fabulous... I love your puppies!!
I love your quilt, reminds me of my dad's favorite shirts, soft and secure when would hold me on his lap! Brilliant use of color and fabric choice I think!!! Thanks of the inspiration, I'll have to go make me some more using shirtings!!!
LOVE!! I voted for this one...I love that flannel! Looks so snuggly! Great job!!
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