Trip Around the World Quilt

This was originally posted over at Suture for a Living on December 5, 2008.

 

If you were in the chat room the night of Sterile Eye’s interview on Dr A’s BTR show, then you know I offered to make his two girls quilts. Here is the first one. It is for the 4 yr old. The pattern is called Trip Around the World (or sunshine and shadow). It’s a fun pattern to play with colors. This one has most of the colors of the rainbow or color spectrum (ROY G BIV) though I began with the blue in the center and then progressed out with the pink to red to orange to yellow to green. The quilt is 42 in X 50 in. It is machine pieced and quilted.

Here is a closer view so you can see some of the fabrics. They include a girl in a sailor suit, some small animals, some clowns, stars, etc.

Here is a picture of the back of the quilt. The fabric is from the Robert Hoffman collection called Kaleidoscope. It continues the color spectrum and adds the purple not on the front.

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About rlbates

plastic surgeon who quilts, loves family, dog person, walks/jogs, a work-in-progress
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One Response to Trip Around the World Quilt

  1. Barbara says:

    Gorgeous! Colors and pattern are lovely, and having the different animal squares is a lot of fun — there is even a little badger!?! Lucky, lucky 4 y.o.

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