The Yellow Brick Road


The only thing better than children is grandchildren. Eighteen months ago my fourth grandchild was born. The excitement of her impending birth brought about a frenzy of sewing activity. Between my oldest daughter, my Colorado daughter and myself we created a diaper bag, storage bag, two quilts, among other items. Today’s post is about one of the quilts.

During one of my many visits to Colorado my second daughter and I did a bit of fabric shopping. I don’t remember the name of the shop but I remember where it was and what we were shopping for. On our agenda was the purchase of fabric to make a quilt for grandchild # four. I very distinctly remember playing a role as referee in the weeding-out of various candidates. By the time we left my daughter had purchased everything she needed to make the quilt.

I had no role in constructing the quilt but I did have the privilege of quilting and binding it. The borders were quilted with a bubble pattern. In the center panel I used a geometric meander. Take a look…

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Vital Statistics:

  • Measurements – 48 x 56 1/2
  • Time Spent Quilting – 6 hours
  • # of Quilting Stitches – 125,913
  • Thread Used – Omni Medium Grey
  • Name & Author of Quilt Pattern – Yellow Brick Road by Terri Atkinson

Thanks for visiting!

Cindy Anderson of In A Stitch Quilting

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