April Showers Blog Hop – My Day!

by | Apr 23, 2024 | 24 comments

Our friends Joan of Moosestash Quilting, and Carol of Just Let Me Quilt, keep us challenged with monthly blog hops. This month, Joan is hosting the hop and the theme is April Showers. The challenge: Late snow showers, rain showers, baby showers, wedding showers. What do you like to shower everyone with?

As I contemplated this challenge, I thought of rain boots, umbrellas, and May flowers! I have a book called Calendar Quilts (affiliate link) by Kim Schaefer and this little quilt is actually the quilt for the month of April! I dug REALLY deep into my stash and found some fabrics I really liked and needed to use! I did improvise a bit on my quilt! Instead of a pieced background I made a solid background and borders and then added the applique. No quilt police, right??!! These little quilts are so much fun to make and great to swap out each month and display in your favorite spot! Here is my version of April Showers!!

This little quilt has everything I was thinking about, rain boots, umbrellas, AND flowers!! I hope you will visit my fellow bloggers today and show them some quilty love! You can find the schedule for the entire blog hop in my previous post, but here is today’s schedule.

Tuesday April 23

Karrins Crazy World
Selena Quilts
Songbird Designs YOU ARE HERE!
Just Sew Quilter

Thanks for stopping by. Have a great week. Until next time…

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  1. Shelina (aka Shasta)

    I love everything about this quilt! Love the big fat raindrops, the boots, the umbrella and the sweet flowers. The background is perfect too – no need to piece it.

    • Brenda

      Thank you so much, Selina! This was such a fun project!

  2. bea

    yours is great! I have this pattern somewhere, I think I stopped at April when I started years ago.

  3. pinkernpunkin

    Aaw this is a darling quilt, Brenda and great idea on using the border fabric. It is so springy. Gorgeous fabric or the boots too! Well done. We are expecting some spring showers this next week. Today has been a windy day but petty day though. Enjoy your weekend. Hugs.

  4. Mickey Parks

    So adorable. Just like everything you create. You inspire me

    • Brenda

      Thanks so much, Mickey!! This was a fun make! I’ll bring her next time I get to sew day!!

  5. mspdesignsusa

    April Showers is SEW cute! Thanks for sharing.

  6. joymcd305716439

    Love it! It’s so cute and cheery!! xx

  7. Kathleen McCormick

    What a happy April Showers quilt you have made! It is an adorable design and the border fabric is so delightful.

  8. LJ

    Love your quilt for the April Showers blog hop. You chose/or designed a perfect quilt.

  9. quiltinggail

    I love your mini quilt!! It’s perfect for the blog hop!! And it’s a perfect hanging for April!

  10. Cindy Staub

    Adorable spring wall hanging! Love those yellow rain boots!

  11. Vicki in MN

    Oh that’s so very cute and perfect for April.

  12. sewswift

    This is adorable and so, so cute in those fabrics…love it! You sewed a perfectly lovely project for this challenge. Thanks for sharing it, Brenda!

  13. Leah

    Such a cute mini quilt! I like how you did the background.

  14. Karrin Hurd

    Adorable quilt, I love the fabrics! Thanks so much for sharing!

  15. Carol Kussart

    Very cute! I love all the fabric choices! Thanks for sharing!

  16. Joan Kawano

    Your little quiltie is just darling. That book is one of my favorites!

  17. selina

    I love that your showers brought out those tulips growing in the boots. Great piece of quilting. and fits the theme perfectly.

  18. texasquiltgal

    Brenda your umbrella quilt is so pretty! Love the design and the fabrics are beautiful.

  19. lee

    Wonderful Spring wall quilt! love it!

  20. patchoulimoonstudio

    I love it Brenda, and I have that book! But have I made anything in it? No, but I might have to now!

  21. Danice G

    Oh Brenda. what an adorable and cheerful wall quilt. Great job on that, as always.


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