Tuesday, July 31, 2012

WIP - family tree by sarah jane

WIP .  .  .  .

I've been working on this family tree wall hanging by Sarah Jane from her Children at Play line.  Sarah Jane has the cutest illustrations!   She has a whole room full of coordinating fabrics in this line. 

Check out this recent doodle on her sketch pad, she's naming it "Mora and her magic bunnies".  SO CutE!!!

My daughter-in-law embroidered all her ancestral info on this sampler, and asked me to quilt it for her. 

I decided to quilt around all the figures instead of meandering through the whole piece like on Sarah Jane's website.  

But I still feel like I need to quilt a tight meander in the light pink, surrounding all the figures, which will make them pop even more.

A quilted running flower through the border adds a nice finish.

Second grand-baby born:

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  1. Wow that tree is so cool! I might need to make one for the girls!

  2. Awww Congrats on your grandbaby. :) Love how you're quilting the tree project.

  3. What a cool project- I love that it has all the family history on it. And your grandbaby is seriously adorable!!

  4. congrats on the grand baby! love the family quilt idea

  5. Congratulations on your new Granddaughter. She's a sweetie :) The family tree looks so cute. I think quilting around the figures is a really good idea.

  6. What a neat quilt.
    Congrats on the new grandbaby! It's always so exciting when they arrive, but oh how quickly they grow up.

  7. Beautiful baby. The quilt is so sweet! Thanks for linking up to WIP Wednesday!

  8. It's an attractive quilt. Congratulations!

    family trees

  9. Congratulations on your new grandbaby. The wall hanging is adorable. I really like the way you've quilted it.

  10. Love it!!! The hanging and the squishy baby!

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