Maggie Jane’s Baby Quilt

I have too many WIP’s…..more than I feel comfortable having at one time. I’m diving in, and moving them along. The one I am so excited to share with you today, is for another new cousin, who was born in July. And, yes as you may have guessed, a Texan.  Her name is Margaret Jane. We lovingly call her, Maggie.

A few years ago I bought these adorable Texas themed labels. Since we moved, I can’t find them. I still have hope they’ll appear in one more unpacked box that has some sewing odds and ends in it. Maggie’s mom said her wedding vows in a gorgeous wedding dress, with of course, cowboy boots. So the label with the cowboy boot on it is the one I am searching for.

Maggie’s mom requested the fabric in the quilt have Woodland Animals on them. And the baby’s room is lavender and gray. So….


I sent the quilt out to a friend who is a longarmer, Angela Vertucci, for the quilting. She does not have a web site or a blog. Her work is beautiful. She used a lovely posy design on this quilt. (More close-ups to come). Angie longarms for others for a fee, and if you are interested in contacting her, I will forward her information to you.

So I began trimming, and cut the strips for binding.






I love this fabric for the binding. It has been in my stash for ages, just waiting to be used for the right project.


Front of Maggie Jane’s quilt – before binding and labeling.


I just made up the back with scraps from the front. I’m really happy with how this came out too.


On another note, for those of you who are Gilmore Girls fans, I hope you enjoyed the revival as much as my husband and I did. I have a hold on Lauren Graham’s new book, Talking as Fast as I Can, at the library.

Today I am linking up with Let’s Be Social @sewfreshquilts.

Have a great week and Happy Quilting!!

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  • Reply Yvonne @Quilting Jetgirl November 30, 2016 at 2:55 pm

    Congratulations on making such great progress toward finishing up another item on your WIP list. I hope you can find those labels; they sound perfect. And I really like how the backing turned out – this will be a two sided quilt for sure!

  • Reply Sandy A in St. Louis November 30, 2016 at 10:06 pm

    Oh that turned out so cute! Love the quilting on it, too. You know, as soon as you sew a different label on and send the quilt on its way, the Texas labels will come out of their hiding place. That’s the way things happen around here! 🙂

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