Each year, I try to make 3 quilts to donate to the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky branch of Project Linus which provides quilts and blankets for hospitalized children. For my second donation this year, I used some fabric panels that I found on Etsy. The beautiful, colorful images are of children at work and play. I picked out 5 panels that featured boys and used fabric incorporating white stars on a red background for the sashing.
For the alternate blocks, I used a block called “Perky Split Nine Patch” from my Electric Quilt 6 software.
For the top and bottom borders, I used a technique for putting together small diamonds that I had seen on the Fons & Porter TV show.
I used fleece for the backing/batting, as recommended by Project Linus, and machine quilting was in-the-ditch and outline stitching.
The finished quilt measures 37×49 inches.
I hope some little boy will enjoy this quilt.