Sunday, March 30, 2014

Badger Finish

Happy to have this one done prior to when I need it!  This quilt is a graduation gift for our godson in June.  He is planning on going to UW Madison as well.  It just happens I finished this up prior to them winning the game on Saturday night!  First time for the Badger to make it the Final Four so exciting stuff for college basketball fans!  Which we are here in this house!  Well at least for me it makes it more exciting if the Badgers are playing.

This quilt was made all from stash.  I originally saw this quilt while looking through The Blogger's Quilt Festival over on Indigo Threads Blog and thought it would work well with my Badger fabric and scraps.  I started this quilt in November mainly as a leader and ender quilt.  I put it together at a sew day and quilted it up over two separate nights in just a meandering pattern.  It is pretty busy!  I thought the black binding finished it off nicely.  

I pieced the back with most of these prints that I had.  I have a few pieces left yet!

Today was a really beautiful day and when I could get pictures the only place that had shade was the front porch but the colors look good in this photo.

Now that that one is done I pulled fabric for the next one.  Badgers are popular here!  This one is for my youngest.  His room is painted red, black and white so this will look perfect on his bed.  We bought a full size mattress in November and he doesn't have a quilt that fits the bed.  I thought I should stop putting his off.  So I have picked the pattern and pulled the fabric and started cutting it up.  The only thing I needed and not pictured was the black.  I am hoping for a little less busy with this one.

Linking up to:

The Badger quilt is my finish for a Lovely Year of Finishes and was on my Q1 goals for finishing as well and will link up to The Littlest Thistle for the finishing party!  I am linking up over at Molli Sparkles for Sunday Stash and linking for the first time over at My Go-Go Life for SewJo Saturday ( I know it is Sunday night but it is open all weekend!)

Never enough hours in a weekend.  Hope yours was a good one and I am hoping for a very non busy work week with lots of evening sewing!


  1. Your godson is going to love this!

  2. Nice finish! It's so fun to finish something just so you can start something new :)

  3. This looks awesome! I bet it feels so good to have it finished early. I just saw a tutorial for this block, and I will probably make one sometime too.

  4. Great finish! The team I teach on is the Wisconsin Badgers, I wish we had Badger fabric around here :)

  5. Can't beat a red, black, and white quilt for a young man - great finish! Love your huge stash of reds...wowza!