Wednesday, March 30, 2016

It's a cookie! No, wait!



I was doodlin' around in my sketchbook the other night, and came up with a cute design (I think!) for a spring cookie. Here, you can see a photo of the page in my book. I liked the round-ish one at the top, and I still may do something with it. However the final sketch (at the bottom) is the one I decided on for the cookie.


But I just couldn't shake the idea that a good image is a good image, whether it's on a cookie or a quilt.

That made me think that it might be cool to make a baby quilt using 6 different cookie designs. Twelve 12-inch quilt blocks, where the 6 images are also used in reverse. I'll be doing mine scrappy! (Natch! cuz I do like a scrappy quilt.)  I haven't worked out all the details yet, because that is part of the fun, but if you'd like to work along with me on a Cookie Cat Quilt, here's the PDF for the first block.

It will fit on an 8-1/2 inch. square. I added 3 inch borders to all 4 sides, but I intend to quilt-as-I-go, so I've allowed a little bit of wiggle room to square up the finished blocks to 12-1/2 inches, and that means the finished quilt (with 12 blocks) will be a crib-sized quilt.

3 comments:

  1. Oh, this is tempting to quilt along. I hope you get lots of takers so we can see the quilts.
    I love the shade of green in your cookies - very spring like.

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  2. Love those cookies! I decorate cookies, too!

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  3. Can't decide if I like the quilt block or the cookie more :)

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