I just finished up another Fox and the Houndstooth quilt for a customer, and before I put away the scraps, I decided to play around with the leftovers and see if I could use up some onesies in my stash.
I fused some Heat and Bond lite on the reverse side of the fabric, cut narrowly around the design, and stitched in matching pale grey thread. Usually I use a machine blanket stitch, but I like the clean, simple lines of the straight stitch in this particular case!
When I appliqué onto onesies, I use a scrap of Warm and Natural batting on the inside to stabilize for stitching, and to give a little dimension. I trim the batting close to the stitches on the reverse side.
I may or may not have gone a little crazy...these were just too fun to make, and are now listed in my Etsy shop!
Today's quilt in my quilt-a-day blogging challenge is a leftovers quilt!
I've made two other quilts from this collection (Here Fishy Fishy by Heather Mulder Peterson). I originally bought a set of half yards for a custom order I was working on. I was able to cut a set of tumblers for one quilt, and then I made a bunch of square-in-a-square blocks out of the remainder.
This quilt is the smallest of the three I made, but it's a great size for a crib quilt or playmat (about 40" square).
Even the backing piece was a leftover from the previous two projects!