Happy Go Lucky Postage Stamp {a finished quilt!!}


Have you ever had a fabric line that you just LOVE?!  For me that is Bonnie & Camille's Happy Go Lucky from several years back.  It's such a "happy" :) collection of colors and prints that I was instantly drawn to.  I snagged up a ton of mini charm packs when this line was released and paired them with 2 1/2" white squares to sew together as leaders and enders between piecing on my other projects.  The end result (after a couple of years) is this adorable postage stamp quilt. Happy Go Luck Postage Stamp Quilt

It has all of my favorite colors: aqua, blue, green, red and orange.  The fact that there is no pink or purple is probably why I love it so much.  I know that isn't really normal for most girls, but they are my least favorite colors.  For the quilting I did a simple loop design using Aurifil 2600 in 50 wt. (my favorite).  I hadn't free motion quilted in a long time and was a bit rusty, but it turned out pretty well.

Happy Go Luck Postage Stamp Quilt

I'm so very happy that I planned ahead and purchased this cutie bias stripe fabric for the binding.  Isn't it perfect?

Happy Go Luck Postage Stamp quilt binding

I also have been saving my favorite print in the collection for the back.  I have big hearts in my eyes for this one.  Those little pom poms are so sweet!

Happy Go Luck Postage Stamp Quilt

And here are a couple of post washing/drying/crinkling photos :)

Happy Go Luck Postage Stamp Quilt

My new quilt labels look perfect with this quilt!

Happy Go Luck Postage Stamp Quilt

This one has now been handed off to its new owner who I know will cherish it as much as I cherish our friendship.