Saturday, January 10, 2015

Sophia's Bed Quilt: Crazy About You

I try to make each of the kids a bed size quilt either at their 3rd or 4th birthday.  Sophia's quilt was a long time coming!  The quilt top was assembled from blocks made by a quilting bee I was involved with while I was pregnant with and just after Sophia was born.  At the time, I put the top together, then put it away.  As her fourth birthday approached, I pulled this top out as it seemed to fit her crazy personality.
My favorite part of the front of the quilt is the piano key border.

I had big hopes and plans for the back, but because I was sick and tired with this pregnancy, they didn't happen.  Fortunately, I love the way the back looks!  The pink and the gray strips represent what Sophia calls herself sometimes: Mingo Elephant.

This is a closer view of Sophia's name.  I have put the kids names on the back of each of their quilts, and often it is my favorite part!

I have named the quilt, Crazy About You because the quilt top is crazy and Sophia is crazy, and I love this crazy girl that God has given to me!  Maybe soon I'll get a label on it!

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