At the beginning of the year she said she didn't want me to make her a quilt for Kindy nap time (Aww, I was heartbroken). But, I smiled back to her and asked what she would like instead. "Something from the shops", she said. Ok, I get it ... something shiny and new to go with all the other shiny new things.
|I love this quote ... it's so her and so me whispering in her ear|
|A happy little accidental fabric placement|
So off to K-mart we went. She scanned the isles and found the perfect little pillow and blanket just for her (and the 3 million other kids that would buy exactly the same stuff churned out by the juggernaut ... I thought to myself ... somewhat sourly).
|I included a lot of low volume fabrics like this so she could enjoy and discover the little details while she rested|
I bide my time ... hoping that by not making a fuss ... she would come back round. And you know what? It only took two terms of school (... only ...) but she finally asked me in these holidays to make her a quilt for nap time.
|shimmers of gold metallic prints|
|A dark backing because they nap on the floor|
I tried not to sound too eager (yay! woo whoo, happy dance, fist pump, take that K-mart!) and began working on it the minute she went to bed that night!
|I remembered to add one of my labels (I often forget to!)|
It's finally finished and she took it to Kindy today ... I can't wait to hear all about nap time when I see her shiny, beaming, little face at school pick up.
|The sun pillow is from K-mart, she still loves it and to be honest I do to!|
Size is 40" x 60"
Fabrics on front: main players are a mix of Paperie, Backyard Circus and Spotlight
Backing is from Spotlight
Quilting thread is Aurifil variegated 50wt #3660 (shades of pink)
Binding is Liberty
Linking up with Sew Cute Tuesday, Let's Be Social, Finish it Up Friday
|This picture makes me happy|