Lets Play Hockey Quilt

Lets Play Hockey Quilt

This is my 16th quilt. Before I tell you more about it, let me apologize for the poor quality of the photo. In my defense, I made this quilt and took this picture in June 2004. This was long before I had a good quality digital camera and the skills to edit the photos.

 


 

This quilt was made for my youngest child, Joey. He was a hockey player and loved everything hockey. It took me quite awhile to gather together a nice selection of hockey fabric. I got a lot of it on Ebay.

One of the problems I ran across when looking for different fabrics was that some of the pieces I ran across were already cut into 5-inch squares so I had to create a pattern around this block size.

I wanted a fairly simple pattern because the fabrics themselves were so busy. I opted to surround 5-inch squares with 2-inch sashing. I even put a different fabric in each corner of the sashing (notice the cream colored fabric in the light blue sashing).

I appliqued the word hockey on the border. When it comes to appliquing words, I usually print out the letters, trace them (BACKWARDS!) onto fusible web, and then iron them on the fabric.

This quilt ended up being between a twin and a lap quilt, size-wise. I also made a matching pillowcase. When Joey had his first son, I made him a matching quilt!

2 thoughts on “Lets Play Hockey Quilt

  1. Your hockey quilt is lovely. I want to make some. I have three grandsons that life be hockey, eight, twelve, and fourteen.

    Nice work.

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