Little Apples

Little Apples 1

I’m so happy to share with you my latest quilt designed around Aneela Hoey’s Little Apples fabric. To me, this quilt just feels like Fall. The colors of course – different shades of off-white and tan, the browns, greens, yellows and reds.

Little Apples 2

The Little Apples fabric in particular reminds me of going back to school, with the children reading books and playing together…the sweaters and scarves… I just love Fall.

Little Apples 3

I started this quilt by fussy cutting bits and pieces from Aneela’s fabric. I built a log cabin around those pieces in various coordinating fabrics from my stash. Every square was a different size. I then sashed them (off centered) in different shades of off-white and tan.

Little Apples 4

I added a strip of a red (a print from the Little Apples line) to the top and bottom. I really like the punch that gives the top of the quilt.

Little Apples 5

The back is a combination of prints from Aneela’s line. I quilted this in a meandering free motion style and bound it in a chocolate brown. The finished size is 36″ x 56″ (toddler bed sized) and it will be listed in my Etsy shop later today.

Little Apples 6

And, because she is just so cute, I have to include a picture of my little apple from the weekend.

My Little Apple

I’m entering this quilt in Rachel’s super cool Celebrate Color contest. 🙂

Celebrate Color

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31 Comments

  1. Reply

    Jenny

    November 14, 2011

    This is adorable and perfect for this time of year. I love the color scheme and how you fussy cut that fabric.

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    Kelsey

    November 14, 2011

    So beautiful! I love the off whites/tans as the background 🙂

  3. Reply

    Karen

    November 14, 2011

    This quilt is so adorable, almost as cute as your little one!!! Love it!

  4. Reply

    aneela

    November 14, 2011

    can I just say – I LOVE it!

  5. Reply

    Angela

    November 14, 2011

    How cute! Such a fun little quilt. And your little apple is adorable, what a great shot!

  6. Reply

    AnneMarie @ Gen X Quilters

    November 14, 2011

    Perfect fall quilt! Love the coordinates you chose…

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    Amanda @ My Sewcial Hour

    November 14, 2011

    I love how you used the different background fabrics – -it really adds to the quilt. It’s just fabulous! And your little one is cute too! 🙂

  8. Reply

    Linz

    November 14, 2011

    That quilt (and girl) is precious!!! I love all the fussy cutting!! Awesome!

  9. Reply

    Ali

    November 14, 2011

    This quilt is great. And that kid is pretty cute too!

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    Phyllis

    November 14, 2011

    This quilt is just……. well, great! Done so creatively! Thanks for sharing the photos and ideas with us.

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    badlands quilts

    November 14, 2011

    So cute! I especially love the varying background shades and the pop of red!

  12. Reply

    Debbie

    November 14, 2011

    Very very sweet quilt – love your different color backgrounds. Cute pic of your little one too!

  13. Reply

    Jolene

    November 14, 2011

    Yes! Yes! You’ve rocked the socks off this cute collection! Perfect!!

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    Jona

    November 14, 2011

    I love it! I really love the shades of solids you picked. They really set the prints of nicely. And your daughter is a darling little apple!

  15. Reply

    Heather

    November 14, 2011

    It looks just awesome. Totally different than most of what we see done with the Little Apples. Lovely.

  16. Reply

    sukie

    November 14, 2011

    Love this!

  17. Reply

    Ann-Marie

    November 14, 2011

    this is so cute!

  18. Reply

    Adrianne (Little Bluebell)

    November 14, 2011

    Super cute! That fabric just begs to be fussy cut doesn’t it?? I really all the different fabrics you used to go with it.

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    Billie

    November 14, 2011

    The quilt is very cute! Thanks for sharing your daughter’s pic with us. She is a cutie pie. I like the new picture of you, also.

  20. Reply

    Billie K

    November 14, 2011

    Very nice!

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    Chicken Julie

    November 14, 2011

    What a gorgeous quilt – such a clean and fresh look. I love the use of the Apples without having it be too twee.

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    Katy

    November 14, 2011

    Love the fussy cutting in the centre of those blocks, and the different sized squares and rectangles

  23. Reply

    Sheila

    November 14, 2011

    Lovely! I really like the neutral solids, and the coordinating prints that you choose to use.

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    nicke

    November 14, 2011

    love that quilt faith! very cute!

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    Habibti at Home

    November 14, 2011

    Great fall quilt!! I like the way you pieced the back a lot too, the pop or Red is great. And that cute little girl, what a great picture!!

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    CitricSugar

    November 14, 2011

    Wow – I can NOT get over how much the neutrals you chose change the entire look of Little Apples! So fantastic. I am way more in love with that fabric than I was already. Great vision!

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    Vanesa

    November 14, 2011

    I love it!

  28. Reply

    Lindsay

    November 14, 2011

    It’s just awesome–so fresh looking!

  29. Reply

    Teje

    November 15, 2011

    Hi Faith! That is a beautiful quilt and you have took wonderful photos!
    x Teje

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    Rachel at Stitched in Color

    November 15, 2011

    Oooh, very cute! Hey, you could enter that into Celebrate Color. Very much so looks like fall.

  31. Reply

    Eva

    November 16, 2011

    Beautiful! I love the mix of neutrals in the sashing and the pops of colour. And of course the Little Apples prints. 🙂

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