I made this baby quilt for a friend from a Moda Bake Shop pattern. It's meant to be a lap quilt and should have a charm square border, but it's already pretty huge for a baby quilt so I didn't really want the extra 10 inches on width and height. The border is pretty cute though, so it was a hard decision to make.
I started with a charm pack of the Little Red Riding
Hood fabric from Riley Blake and some yardage from the same line, plus
other prints that I liked. I had to buy a good amount of red since I
apparently don't use it that much!
The basic design is making a 9 patch, then turning
it into a giant half square triangle with a square of a solid. I
miscounted and had two extra 9 patches (D'oh!) so I used them on the
I also pieced a mini boho star on the back to mimic
the front, and then just kind of filled in the rest with some of the
other cuts of fabric from the front and others that worked.
I love using diagonal stripes on bidning and
love that this line had diagonal stripes. I bought extra to use on a few
more quilts too, since I use gray quite a bit. I know I could make bias
diagonal stripes from any stripe...but I'm too lazy to make bias