Blue Rover - Quilting Detail
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Blue Rover

I wanted to make a quilt for my brother. When I saw the “Red Rover” pattern in “Cozy Modern Quilts”, I thought it would be perfect, but I was happy to honor his request to substitute blue for the red in the quilt. 🙂

Red Rover

Red Rover

It took a bit of time to get the top pieced together – there were a lot of steps, but Puppy was there to help out (and blend in) every step of the way.

Blue Rover - Puppy Helping

Blue Rover – Puppy Helping

It turned out to be big enough for our Queen sized bed, so I didn’t feel the need to add borders beyond the pattern.

Blue Rover - Fit Check

Blue Rover – Fit Check

I sent this quilt back to TN along with the “Zipper Quilt” which I hope to have done soon. It was quilted on a long arm with black thread on the top, blue thread on the bottom, and in an all over “stippled” pattern. It turned out beautifully and I just finished up the binding this afternoon. A bit late, but I hope it makes a good birthday present!


Blue Rover - Puppy Helping Sew on Binding

Blue Rover – Puppy Helping Sew on Binding

Blue Rover - Quilting Detail

Blue Rover – Quilting Detail

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