12.27.2013

Frog Applique Quilt


My son Nicholas and his wife Laura are expecting twins! So, for this joyous occasion and because Laura loves Frogs I designed twin frog quilts for the babies. My idea for the frog came from the fabric. Rachel and I drew them by looking at the frogs on the fabric. Actually, Ray drew them and I tweaked them to my liking. The squares are 4 1/2 by 4 1/2" with the surrounding fabric 2 1/2" by various lengths. Center white strips are 2 1/2" wide. Frogs have batting behind them and then I appliqued them using the blanket stitch on the sewing machine. Mouths, eyelashes and part of frog's vest are embroidered.  Girl frog's tutu is made from tulle. Finished measurements are 46 1/2 x 46 1/2".
Girl Frog


Boy Frog










5 comments:

  1. so adorable and such a sweet idea! great job by all involved

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  2. Thank you, thank you...we had a lot of fun making it!

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  4. Love the quilts so beautiful thank you for sharing the size info !!!!

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  5. Here are the cutting sizes for this quilt. Please let me know if you have any other questions. Thanks for your questions!
    CENTER FROG FABRIC: 12 - 4 1/2 x 4 1/2
    BORDERS AROUND FROG FABRIC: 12 - 4 1/2 x 2 1/2"
    24 - 6 1/2 x 2 1/2"
    12 - 8 1/2 x 2 1/2"
    WHITE: 8 - 8 1/2 x 2 1/2"
    4 - 38 1/2 x 2 1/2"
    2 - 18 1/2 x 2 1/2"
    2 - 42 1/2 x 2 1/2"
    1 - 14 1/2 x 14 1/2" (Frog Background)
    BORDER AROUND APPLIQUE FROG
    1 - 14 1/2 x 2 1/2"
    2 - 16 1/2 x 2 1/2"
    1 - 18 12 x 2 1/2"
    OUTSIDE SASHING (I did two different colors)
    2 - 42 1/2 x 2 1/2"
    2 - 46 1/2 x 2 1/2"

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