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January 9, 2015

Baby Buckaroo Finished!

My friends, I have been sick as a dog the last few days, but I really wanted to pop in and share with you a finish I had over the holidays.  I was bound and determined to get his finished for my adorable baby nephew.  This UFO was started 10, yes 10 years ago.  Back when I was still learning to quilt.  No strip piecing.  Everything cut individually.  I think that's why it became a UFO.  But it is done!!

That's my middle child, Alex, holding it for me.  (Isn't he a cutie??)  Anyway, I pulled it out early last year when I found out my brother and his wife were expecting again.  And I finished it up in time to give it to them when they came to visit right before Christmas.

I quilted it with a simple stitch in the ditch design and backed it with a denim looking minky.  The binding is by Moda and is Tooled Leather in Chocolate Brown.

I love it!  My brother and his wife loved it!  And I'm hoping Coby is able to get a lot of use out of it. 


  1. That is so cute!. Hope you are feeling better soon. Flu?

  2. It's adorable and well worth the wait to finish! Hope you feel better soon. Yes, he is a cutie!

  3. Oh my word! SO DANG CUTE! I love the boots and especially the spurs. I have not seen this pattern before and would have surely made it if I did.