Thursday, August 16, 2012

LEGO Quilt

When I found out we were doing a LEGO inspired bedroom for our next makeover for, I thought it would be fun to make a LEGO quilt for the room.  I did some snooping around on the web and came up with this quilt design.  Here is one quilt (LEGO Quilt) that I really liked, but since this was a donation, I knew I had to do this one myself.  If you are interested in purchasing one like this, refer to this link... LEGO Quilt

I went to Joann Fabrics and bought Red, Yellow, Green, Blue, Light Blue, Red and Orange fabrics.  I had a hard time deciding on the backing.  I came across this green, furry fabric.  When I finished making the quilt, I decided that it was a great choice since it resembled the green boards that you build your LEGOs on and it is the child's favorite color!  Yeah, good choice!

After piecing the front together and then attaching the batting and furry fabric backing, I quilted the entire quilt, one circle at a time!  This was tricky but I managed...

I am really happy with the end result and can't wait for the "reveal" of the LEGO room for

Here is a link to the large LEGO Blocks we made for the wall!!
~ Darlene

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  1. How did you make your circles so that they all matched?

    1. Ha ha! Don't look too closely!! I used a wine glass to draw the circles and then pinned around the circle. I actually put that fluffy quilt in my machine and sewed completely around EACH circle, turning the quilt as I sewed! It was tough but took my time.

      I received a new Babylock Embroidery machine for Christmas this year and was surprised when I learned I could select a circle and size it larger. I could have used this to do the sewing without having to turn the quilt while sewing, if that makes sense. Check you machines special decorative stitches and see if there is a circle that would work for you.

      This quilt was so snuggly!!

      ~ Darlene

  2. How did you make your circles so that they all matched?

  3. We love Lego here in our house. Your fluffy quilt is just clever. I have a friend who did a paper pieced Lego quilt that you can find the FREE patterns for at

  4. Thanks for the link to your friends pattern! Great site and nice pattern...I saved it to go back to so I can read it closer!

    ~ Darlene
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  5. How much fun is this Lego quilt?! What a great idea for those boys you want to make a quilt for.

  6. Now THAT'S a good idea! You are just going Lego crazy, aren't you?
    I love how you make the Lego rectangular shapes, but also added the round circles. That was a brilliant idea!
    I bet your boys love it!

    hugs x

  7. What a cute idea! My grandson would love this!

  8. This is SO cute!! I am pinning to my board of quilt ideas! Visiting via I Gotta Try That Link Party!

    Blue Eyed Beauty Blog

  9. What a fun idea! I love it! Thanks for sharing. My boys would be in 7th Heaven!

  10. I love this! My son is just starting to be interested in LEGOS. Thanks for linking up to An Oldie but a Goodie party!

  11. This is a great quilt. I love the circles in the center of the blocks. I know this will be a well loved quilt! Thank you for sharing!

    Cynthia at

  12. Thanks for visiting and linking up at Design Decor Tuesday! This entry is actually perfect for Creative Crafts Thursday. I hope you don't mind that I pinned your entry. Oh, and if you'd like to join my Blogger Pinterest Board for Crafty Divas, please leave me a comment on my site with your Pinterest name :-)

  13. I love this Darlene! It is so adorable :)

  14. I've got a couple of kids that would love a LEGO quilt!! Thank you for sharing at Funday Monday .
    Come back and share some more.