InstructionsI just started with the car fabric, cutting them out and making them into blocks, then adding black borders for the roads. I wanted the roads to be a bit higgly piggly and not just straight, in order to add a bit more interest. The road signs were then appliqued on once the top was together. Then to square it up I added the scrappy border. Really just a figure it out as you go kind of quilt! ...
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Type of item: Home Decor
Style: Whimsical, Funky, Classic, Cute
Cotton fabric, batting and thread
What was your inspiration?
This one is for my nephew who just turned 4. He has a car bed and loves everything with motors - as soon as I saw this fabric, I just knew it was the basis of Will's quilt.
What are you most proud of?
I really love the colour combination and that this is a multi-functional quilt - can keep you warm and be used to drive your matchbox cars around on!
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Don't be afraid to start, keep the seam ripper handy and once again - don't procrastinate so you have to stay up till 4am to finish it before his birthday party :)