Thursday, February 23, 2012

I Spy Quilt Top Finished

 This quilt top was fast and fun to put together!  It is a layout I have used before here and I must say that I like how it works combining I-Spy busyness with some sense of organisation.  I think the rows work as good clues when actually playing I Spy. 
 Some stats should you wish to make a quilt like this:  It uses 132 I Spy squares.  They are 4 inches each.
 The sashing strips are 2.5 inches wide.  The outer border is 6 inches.
 The sashing fabric is called "Sassy Plaid" by Michael Miller.  It may be an older line, I'm not sure.  It was in my stash. 
 I am going to make one more of these quilts for another nephew.  I still have a few more I Spy squares from a swap, plus enough variety in my scraps to add squares of my own.
 Thanks for stopping by!
Posted by Riel Nason on The Q and the U

14 comments:

Flo @ Butterfly Quilting said...

Great quilt!! They are so much fun....even my adult children love them !!

Das Quiltmonster said...

Another great quilt, I like it!!

Kim said...

Simply adorable.
Anytime an I spy quilt is around it engages people....my great nieces still love theirs 15 years later :0).

Happy Sewing

Jean said...

I like how the rows aren't the same width. Makes the "spying" more fun!

have a great day!

3anklebiters said...

great quilt. i love i-spy quilts, everyone has such different, wonderful ideas on how to display those little squares.

Julierose said...

I really like the sashing on this--justright to set off the "I Spy" squares to perfection. How do you collect the I spy squares...are they available in packs or do you have to buy yd-age? Julierose

Needled Mom said...

It is a great use of the I Spy charms.

Richard Healey said...

So cute I just joined a I spy swap cant wait tell its done and I get my pile back.

http//richardquilts.blogspot.com
http://trackmyshows.com

Katherine said...

I'm imagining many a happy hour spent playing I Spy with this fun quilt, Riel. It's gorgeous.

Lynne said...

Very cute.

felicity said...

It's fabulous, Riel! That plaid really makes it special and different.

Barb said...

fun! and your header with the snowman is awesome!

liniecat said...

Riel,
LOVED the book, thank you so very much! ..........reviewed it on my blog
http://liniecat.blogspot.com/2012/02/please-vote-for-winner-of-your-choice.html

Sharon~Two Bits Patches said...

I am so impressed by your quilts. I blog about I Spy quilts, I've posted a link to your latest effort.
ipsyblogspot.com.au