I finished the Bali Pop Lap Quilt last weekend and I’m so excited to show it to you.
The colors are vibrant and gorgeous and it will be perfect for keeping my Hannah snuggly and warm this winter.
The pattern couldn’t have been easier. You just take all those strips and sew them together into one really long strip. Then you bring the two ends together with right sides facing, making sure not to twist the fabric. Sew that long seam. Snip it apart when you get to the end. Repeat.
It took about 90 minutes to sew the quilt top, then another hour to press it, square it up, and attach the borders. I sandwiched it with my backing fabric (same as the borders) and Warm ‘n Natural batting and then spent about two hours doing some free motion quilting.
I stippled Hannah’s name into the border at the top to personalize it. I already wish I’d included the date but I didn’t and, well, done is better than perfect.
Once it was quilted, I squared it again, attached the binding and I was done.
It’s not a fancy or complex quilt and it’s certainly not the finest quilt I’ve ever made, but it was the perfect re-entry into quilting for me. And, let’s remember – it’s going to live in a dorm room.