Gabe’s quilt top finished

Finally got the quilt top finished up! This whole being a parent thing sure is a time suck. But I’m loving and savoring every minute while he’s a tiny lil’ guy… And we lucked out – he’s very easy going and eating and sleeping like a champ.


I love the Monsterz line for a baby quilt and think this design features it nicely. I’m going to use a lot of it on the back too…


In other news – on the parenting front I’ve learned one thing for sure: people love to give your baby shoes. It’s so cute I had to take a photo.


My sister put it best… “Your kid is like freakin’ Imelda Marcos!”

Hope you all have a wonderful weekend!

15 Responses to “Gabe’s quilt top finished”

  1. Lauren aka Giddy99 July 27, 2012 at 10:40 am #

    That is a beautiful quilt! I love all of that orange!

  2. Yolanda July 27, 2012 at 11:02 am #

    Gorgeous!! I’m trying to pin it so I can add it to my quilting idea board, but I can’t! I’ll have to bookmark it like in the olden days :) Gorgeous, gorgeous quilt.

  3. Anne July 27, 2012 at 11:42 am #

    Love the monster print too. Can’t resist sweet teeny tiny baby shoes. They are just toooo cute.

  4. Kristin July 27, 2012 at 12:24 pm #

    The Quilt is aswesome! So boy. :) I love all the little shoes. I love finding cute shoes for my boy that aren’t covered in characters. :)

  5. Debbie-Esch House Quilts July 27, 2012 at 3:00 pm #

    That’s because baby shoes are the cutest things ever! Love the quilt :)

  6. Yolanda July 27, 2012 at 3:08 pm #

    Wahooo! Pinned!!

  7. Janice July 27, 2012 at 8:49 pm #

    That quilt is going to be so adorable. I love seeing great quilts (and fabrics) for boys. That is a crazy amount of shoes! I don’t think anyone gave me baby shoes, but he had about a zillion hats.

  8. Cheryl Arkison July 28, 2012 at 6:55 am #

    Oh my goodness. Great quilt top! But you do realize that he probably won’t wear any of those? Baby shoes are notorious for falling off and you’ll likely give up on him wearing them.

  9. Elsie Montgomery July 28, 2012 at 8:39 am #

    Stunning in its simplicity! Thank you for giving us a view!

  10. Marion Junk July 29, 2012 at 4:08 am #

    Wonderful quilt!

  11. CitricSugar July 30, 2012 at 10:58 pm #

    The quilt top is gorgeous!

    And I think your baby has more shoes than I do. Yep. He does. :-)

  12. Valerie August 1, 2012 at 1:27 pm #

    Love the quilt! And yes, there is something embedded in our DNA that can’t resist the cuteness of baby shoes :)

  13. Lauren August 3, 2012 at 7:45 am #

    Love this quilt! Great use of those MonsterZ and orange is always my favorite. Oh and the funniest thing about those shoes is he’ll never wear them!

  14. Carrie November 19, 2012 at 2:13 am #

    Hi, BEAUTIFUL QUILT. Love it. Did you finish it yet?
    Just wondering, what is the size of the overall quilt?? And what are the widths of the stripes??

    • Alissa November 23, 2012 at 7:39 am #

      Hi Carrie – Thanks! I haven’t finished the quilt yet. I’ll get to it soon! The quilt is 45″ x 60″ and the strips are 2″ wide if I remember correctly.

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