Ticker Tape Barbie Doll Quilt

Image Hosting by PictureTrail.com

Well, you knew it had to happen, right!! That I would put my own spin on this.

I used a few larger pieces for this Barbie Ticker Tape doll quilt. In the corners and the center. I even “for real” quilted the center.

Image Hosting by PictureTrail.com

If you have been following along with me on my quilting journey, then you know I HATE the hand sewing the binding part the most.

So… this time I tried machine sewing it on. With mixed results. I like the look but I think it would have been faster just to hand sew it. I had a problem getting the top stitched seam to “catch” the seam with the batting. Had to rip out the stitches, open it up to see the problem. Ended up cutting 1/8″ off on one side and redoing it. Then I added a second seam all around just for safe measures. I will probably machine bind again but just on small items.

Image Hosting by PictureTrail.com

I bought this Barbie fabric I think on eBay, or maybe Etsy, a few years ago. Don’t have much left. I made a pillow and plan to make a larger pillow with the yard or so I have left.

Image Hosting by PictureTrail.com

Image Hosting by PictureTrail.com

Look at this little cloth doll I found at the Salvation Army Thrift Store this week. I am fast becoming one of their best customers. She was only $1.99. Her colors perfectly match my little quilt. I was tickled to find her!!

Image Hosting by PictureTrail.com

So… that is Ticker Tape Barbie. Next up, Mickey.

Image Hosting by PictureTrail.com

Image Hosting by PictureTrail.com


2 comments on “Ticker Tape Barbie Doll Quilt

  1. digipicsphotography says:

    So cute! You love making these, don’t you.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s