Bear and Bees baby quilt finish
Every one of these prints were purchased from Canadian National Fabric. The background is Ditsy Floral in Turquoise from the Theodore & Izzy collection by Andrea Turk from Cinnamon Joe Studio for Camelot Fabrics. The yellow in the bees, their blue wings, the bear’s ear, nose and chest, and the honey pot were made from yellow, teal, pink and light grey Leaf Vine fabrics from the Bear Essentials 2 collection by P&B Textiles. The bear is made from White Mandorla from the Design Studio collection for Camelot Fabrics.
The green grass is 63 Kiwi from the Juice collection by Ginger Lily Studio for African Sky. The backing is Theodore the Bear, also from the Theodore & Izzy collection and the binding is Black Gingham from the Country Touch collection by Daphne B. for Wilmington Prints.
Those cute bears in the backing are simply adorable. And so are the bees. This backing fabric was my inspiration for the Bear and Bees design. The Black Gingham sure makes for a smart looking binding. But it causes your eyes go all bugged out when you are looking at it off the bolt. Working with the strips once they were cut was much easier to take! I used the Rita of Red Pepper Quilts binding method again. And am pretty happy with how it turned out.
Here you can see that I used the organic wavy line quilting, so I could make my way around those appliqued letters on the honey pot. I just used plain white Gütermann thread for the whole works. Except the black applique on the HONEY.
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