Pumpkin Quilt for Pumpkin Alice
My birthday buddy, sweet baby Alice, is getting a pumpkin-themed quilt for her birthday. We made her a baby quilt Alice’s Frog and Toad quilt when she was born. ♥ ♥ Her mom created a Facebook group to make a special quilt for Alice’s first birthday. It’s going to be a Pumpkin quilt and the premise is “family coming together with the goal to make a festive birthday quilt for Alice.” Of course, Sue and I are on board to make a few pumpkin blocks for sweet Alice.
Lauren, Alice’s mom, selected this Pumpkin pattern by Cluck, Cluck, Sew. It calls for 25 total blocks made from 5 different pumpkin styles. Alice is fortunate to have several extended family members that quilt and TWO grandmothers that quilt. How lucky is that sweet girl?!!
Lauren and Grandma Rosalie put their heads together last month and opted for a white fabric background rather than the gray color pictured. Rosalie is going to be putting the quilt together, and we are lucky that she lives near us. I know we’ll be raising our hand if help is needed!
Alice helped select the initial fabrics for a few of the blocks. She was definitely along while the fat quarter cuts were carefully selected, and you can easily see which one was her favorite.
Sue pulled a range of orange-colored fabrics from our stash, and it turns out we had quite a few to pick from!
We can easily make a few more blocks if they are needed. The blocks go together quickly, and here is an example of one pre-pressing.
Wouldn’t it figure that the ironing board cover is orange?!! I’ll share more details, like our two finished blocks as well as the quilt in progress later. We’ll all look forward to seeing baby Alice with the finished results in October. It’s going to be such a nice scrappy-looking quilt – I can’t wait to see it!!
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