Here's my first finished quilt. It's a gift for my new great-nephew Elijah who is already 9 days old, finished in record time (6 days). Thanks to Oh Fransson for her great sandwiching and binding tutorials.
I'm pretty pleased with how it turned out, the only thing I am disappointed with is how thin it is. I used Sew Easy Bamboo Batting because it was so soft and I liked that it was all natural, hypallergenic etc. Anyway, maybe 100% cotton would be better or a blend of cotton/wool? I just would've liked it to be a little lofiter. Since I'm a newbie, I would really appreciate any feedback/recommendations regarding batting or using bamboo. Anyway, it will make a great nappy bag playmat because it folds down compactly.
I added a chevron to the back using a tutorial from A Quilt is Nice. I didn't have a fun fabric for the backing and I wanted to create some interest to the boring all white homespun. Originally I was going to make two chevrons one under the other, but after making the first I realised it was larger than I expected so I ditched the second one. Also, it took a whole evening to cut and piece all the HST's so I was glad to save some time.
PS Apologies for the dark photos. It's a grey, dreary day today, I'll try to get some better photos posted once the sun is out again.