One NICU Top Finished

Here's my first completed top from that bag of scraps I showed you in the last post.  This is my 6th enlargement of a Nearly Insane block.  Mine is 30" finished.  The Nearly Insane one finishes at 5".  I fussy cut the sheep for the 16 patch. It's a bit dark but I think some Mom will want it for her little boy in the NICU.

I then went on to finish the units for Bonnie's Part 2.  I made my flying geese with the No Waste Method of Patchpieces.

I like this method as I don't have a lot of fabric in the colorway Bonnie chose for the mystery, and this method uses a lot less fabric for making flying geese.  Here's all I had left after making my 50 units.

While I was making them, I did a few more log cabins as leaders and enders. I now have 24 blocks finished and 6 more started.
Lastly, I've been promising my DH a pie, so I finally got a frozen peach filling from the freezer and made a crust, and baked this beauty.  My mom gave me a bunch of peaches back in June.  They were so sweet I didn't put any sugar in the filling.
YUM!
I'm  linking to Amanda Jean's Finish it Up Friday, Sarah's Can I Get a Whoop Whoop?, Myra's Finished Or Not Fridays , and Jennifer's Wednesday Wait Loss. Do go by and see all the lovely postings. Blessings.

Comments

  1. I know your sheep have blue background but I know so many boys who love the color purple. I'm sure any new parent would love your quilts.

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  2. What a wonderful NICU quilt! Someone will enjoy having it for sure. Wow, I can't believe how little waste that no waste method produces. Good job! Also good job on the leader enders. I keep thinking I'll do that but never seem to. And look how many blocks you have now as a result. Thanks for linking up to Wednesday Wait Loss.

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  3. Glad to see you are doing Bonnie's On Ringo Lake Mystery, too. Now I'll have someone else to follow along. I'm still on the fence whether or not I want to do this, and am curious to see how it will turn out. I was wondering why she didn't use the no-waste method of making flying geese (as you showed). It's my favorite way to do them.

    Your NICU quilt is very cute!

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  4. It's a lovely wee Quilt and will be much loved I'm sure. This bag is going to produce some lovely quilts.

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  5. Keep at it, Angie. You do so much good, and you're such an inspiration to me. When I saw you used log cabin blocks as your leader and enders, I thought, "Brilliant!" I need to get something beside my machine to do the same. It's almost like getting it done for free.

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  6. It makes a darling little quilt. You never know what new moms will like these days. I say, "Anything goes!"

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  7. I love it, great job! Thanks for linking up!

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  8. Looks like someone was happy with that pie! That is a sweet NICU quilt. Love the fussy cutting on the sheep, and the scrap happy look of it.

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