April 2 ~ Quilt of the Day

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Every day this month we’ll show you a new quilt to love!

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Birds of a Feather by Jeannette, Gone Aussie Quilting

You can find close-up views of some of Jeannette’s birds at Gone Aussie Quilting. This quilt was created as a wall hanging to place above a crib. Beautiful!

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285 Responses to April 2 ~ Quilt of the Day

  1. Natalie B says:

    That is one of the cutest quilts I have ever seen!

  2. Erika Ray says:

    Unbelievable! Just the definition of cute!

  3. erin says:

    omg, i LOVE it!!!!

  4. nikole terry says:

    I’ll have to try making those cute birds!

  5. Krystina says:

    I’m now catching up on quilting month and I just had to comment. This is really beautiful work. I’m amazed. Wow.

  6. carolyn says:

    Oh so sweet! I’m adding this to my to do wish list!

  7. Steph says:

    Oh, wow. Love at first sight. That is amazing!

  8. Sara R. says:

    This is incredible!

  9. Leah says:

    I love these birds!

  10. brittany says:

    this quilt just might be one of my favorites of all time! i would consider having another child just to put this quilt in a nursery!

  11. Faith says:

    Oh my goodness, that is adorable. I need to add this to my list of things to make.

  12. Linda says:

    What a cute quilt. I love everything about it, the design, the colors and the quilting. A perfect spring quilt!

  13. susan h says:

    i must say this is my favorite one on the blog so far. the birds are adorable and perfect for spring. thanks for the wonderful inspiration 🙂

  14. Sara says:

    Love it! Lucky baby…

  15. M. Malik says:

    Love it. Thanks

  16. Lauren H says:

    Love the birdies! Thanks for the giveaway!

  17. That is adorable!

  18. kern says:

    I like how the dense quilting sets off all the birds.

    Actually I love the birds. I can just see them wattling around.

  19. Megan Presley says:

    That is absolutely lovely!

  20. Liberty says:

    Love the birdies!

  21. Jonee says:

    Great little quilt, I love the birdies!

  22. Kristina says:

    I love this little birdie quilt – so cute!!

  23. Patricia says:

    Lovely birds!

    So colorfull…

  24. Kayla says:

    Adorable! I love it! I wish I was talented enough to make something like this!

  25. Donette says:

    Love the birds!

  26. Rebecca says:

    Beautiful work!

  27. Kate says:

    This little quilt is so cute – I love it.

  28. Tally says:

    I like birds, so I’m just in love with this cutie.

  29. myriam says:

    How adorable! I love this quilt

  30. SewSofie says:

    Absolutely beautiful work. Its wonderfully simple. This is the kind of work that inspires me.

  31. Betsyline says:

    I want it! I love the turquoise background

  32. amy c says:

    oh, i just love this quilt!

  33. Patty Simmons says:

    Hearing the spring birds and seeing these happy birdies make my heart sing!

  34. Nezabudkina says:

    What a bright idea! I can imagine making it with rows of little fish, especially on this beautiful bold background.

  35. LPQuilts says:

    I love how intricate the quilting is!

  36. Ela says:

    Looks like a great project for me to improve my applique… Love the colors!

  37. Kat says:

    I love this! I’m going to have to try it with some other animal, maybe Octopi?

  38. Katherine Armstrong says:

    LOVE the birdies! Very inspiring!

  39. DianeY says:

    This is about as cute as it gets!

  40. Kelli says:

    This is so sweet–perfect for a baby’s room. Who wouldn’t light up walking into a room with a new baby and that quilt on the wall???

  41. Lauren says:

    Wow! I love this birdie quilt! Beautiful work!

  42. Kara says:

    This quilt is adorable!

  43. Mary C says:

    So adorable. I may have to try this one!

  44. Candi says:

    What cute little birdies. I love the background fabric. Great quilt!

  45. Ricki says:

    I am on such a bird kick right now. I LOVE this! Love her color choices too!

  46. Erica says:

    oh. my. gosh. so darn cute!

  47. Kym says:

    So cute! Especially the rows where Mama is leading her chicks along. Perfect for a nursery.

  48. almentzer says:

    I will file this one away if a baby number three ever comes around. I love the colors and varied size of the birds. What a happy spring quilt.

  49. Patricia says:

    Beautiful quilt! Love the birds and colors!!

  50. Tara Boos says:

    Hi love your blog and your quilt is fantastic, way to make it your very own style! Nice sky blue too! good on ya mate! 😉

  51. Marcelle says:

    Truly beautiful, love the colors and birdies!!

  52. Anne Kea says:

    It looks so so beautiful. A pity that I just began another quilt.

  53. Julia says:

    Awesome quilt! Such great fabrics make such sweet birdies!

  54. Cheryl says:

    That is a striking quilt!

  55. Catherine says:

    This is probably the most beautiful quilt I’ve ever seen! Just breathtaking!

  56. SK says:

    Love this quilt

  57. Sandra :) says:

    Cute cute cute – a quilt to make you smile!

  58. Sarah G says:

    I would love to know how to make a quilt like this!!

  59. Lindsay says:

    Love it!

  60. Diana says:

    That is beautiful! Will make a lovely wall hanging 🙂 And g’donya living in Australia! I was there for 2 months and loved it. Some beautiful country out there 🙂

  61. Candy says:

    Love this! Totally sweet tweets! 😉

  62. Melissa says:

    I think I am going to make a wall hanging of this pattern.

  63. Charlotte M says:

    My goodness, that is the most adorable thing ever!

  64. Katrina H says:

    I love the colors! Great prints!

  65. Tina says:

    I just love these little birds! And they look great on the plain aqua background with the patterned binding. Just all-over, a gorgeous piece.

  66. margie says:

    This is so cute. Even my kids loved it!

  67. Victoria says:

    Truly adorable, and that blue background is perfection… those birds pop!

  68. MimiBob says:

    Perfect quilt for a baby’s room. Great work!!

  69. susieeemac says:

    It’s a lovely quilt! Gave me a much-needed inner smile today.

  70. ratty says:

    love the yummy turquoise!

  71. Tonya says:

    This quilt is amazing. Thank you for showing it to us, because I wouldn’t have found it otherwise.

  72. nilly says:


  73. Terhi says:

    I have never tried my hand on quilting, but am considering it in the near future. These quilts sure are inspiring.

  74. Brooke says:

    That is such a cute idea! Love the birds and the colors!

  75. Stacey S. says:

    What a bold background color. Love it and the birds!

  76. Kimberly says:

    This is so lovely!

  77. Claudia says:

    So sweet….a perfect spring quilt.
    Kind regards.
    Claudia from Germany

  78. Rachel says:

    I LOVE this quilt! Maybe I’ll have to try a bird quilt – looks hard though!

  79. Jeri Bonserj says:

    Have used the Shout product you mentioned and love it.

  80. Katie says:

    I love this pattern! I’ve actually got all the birds cut out of freezer paper waiting for fabric (I’m still working on building my stash!). It must be an omen for me to get working on my own “Birds of a Feather” quilt! Thanks for the inspiration!!!!

  81. Manechka says:

    Beautiful work! Such a simple and elegant idea! Love it:)

  82. shannon says:

    I love these birds, very cute design.

  83. omama says:

    Beautiful. Very inspiring. I could see repeats of all different animals or even a menagerie of different birdies.

  84. Sherrie says:

    OMG! I absolutely LOVE this quilt! I love that it is so simple in design yet so artistic at the same time. The quilting is absolutely beautiful!

  85. Julie says:

    I love the birds! They are adorable 🙂

  86. Monika says:

    Such a cutie! I love this background colour – lovely.

  87. kim says:

    Wow. I wish I could quilt.

  88. Lisa says:

    That is sooooo sweet!

  89. Cristi says:

    This might just be the cutest spring quilt EVER!!!

  90. Laura says:

    LOVE the birds! So nice!

  91. Mandy says:

    I *love* the bright colors, so happy for a baby’s room!!!

  92. Muriel says:

    Those birds are so sweet!!

  93. Melissa says:


  94. Molly says:

    This quilt is adorable! I love every single fabric you used.

  95. Upstatelisa says:

    Great colors!!!

  96. Liz says:

    sooo pretty!!

  97. Becca says:

    How adorable! That’s going to look great in a nursery!

  98. Sylvie says:

    This is one of the cutest quilt I have ever seen!

  99. marit says:

    A very pretty and happy quilt. I would love to look at this every day…
    ; )

  100. Melissa says:

    This quilt is adorable! I love it!

  101. delitealex says:

    Love the colors especially the background.

  102. Anna says:

    This is such a great quilt – perfect for a baby but not so cutesy a bigger child won’t love it too!

  103. amy r says:

    This is the cutest quilt i have ever seen.

  104. alisha says:

    Love, love, love it!

  105. Veronica says:

    What cute birdies! I want to make a quilt like this.

  106. Bonnie says:

    What a great use of all those prints–looks totally cohesive. Very pretty.

  107. kelli says:

    love the fussy cut birds and the color choices!

  108. Heather Capener says:

    I absolutely love this quilt!! so so so so so so cute!

  109. S.Richard says:

    I love the birds, they remind me of the Partridge family.

  110. Alex says:

    this really is the ultimate nursery wallhanging – bright, fun, and whimsical.

  111. Sharon says:

    Love the birdies!! Want to make it.

  112. elsa says:

    oh, do I love that quilt … I do! it’s is so wonderful and I want to make one too! thanks for sharing it!

  113. Amy says:

    I love the colors! How cute.

  114. Nicole Lamb says:

    That is seriously one of the cutest quilts I have ever seen!

  115. Erin says:

    This is gorgeous! I love the color.

  116. Debbie Bishop says:

    That is precious!

  117. Annette says:

    Could that quilt be any cuter!!!

  118. robin meyers says:

    i have that exact quilt. my sweet mother made me one with a yellow background. it’s hanging on my wall right now.

  119. Deirdre Rozowski says:

    love it and can’t wait to see what is next!

  120. elle says:

    Now there is a quilt to make you smile!

  121. Briana says:

    I love the colors in this quilt!

  122. Liz B says:

    This would be a GREAT quilt to do a tutorial for! Once you have the quilting method down, you could do rows of all kinds of adorable animals!

  123. Nichole says:

    Loving these birds!

  124. Southern Gal says:

    Reminds me of the Partridge Family Bus and Bird. Love it.

  125. Linda says:

    Cute quilt! What a fun month of inspiration…

  126. christine says:

    i found that bird quilt a while back and it inspired me to use the same birds along the bottom of a dress for my daughter. i just love it!

  127. joh says:

    wow, I really want to try this its fantastic and the colours!!!!! oh boy

  128. Sylvie says:

    Beautiful birds, just in time for spring!

  129. tscd says:

    I love it – it’s so sweet!

  130. susan mzf says:

    this quilt is impossibly cute! great color choices.

  131. Rebecca says:

    What a great way to show off your favorite scraps!

  132. Tracy T. says:

    Simply adorable quilt – it reminds me of my guilty fave tv show when I was a kid — The Partridge Family. “Hello world, hear the song that we’re singing, come on get happy!” Did that even air in Australia?

  133. Jessica B says:

    What a beautiful quilt!

  134. Barbara says:

    Oh I love the birds!! I cann’t believe how great your quilting looks. The quilt just makes me smile.

  135. Kelli says:

    Nicely done!

  136. Mary M says:

    Very cute quilt!

  137. Barb in MI says:

    Beautiful quilt with cute birds. I am looking forward to seeing a ton of inspiration with all your quilt postings. Dangerous: so many quilts and so little time. Thanks!

  138. Kristin says:

    So fabulous! Add another to my already long list…

  139. 4vs1 says:

    Wow! I am just amazed when I see quilts like this! Beautiful!!!

  140. Mandy says:

    I’m in LOVE!

  141. Beth says:

    This quilt is adorable! I have a baby shower coming up in a couple months, this would be a great gift! Thanks for the inspiration.

  142. Nicole N. says:

    This quilt is super sweet! Thank you for sharing!

  143. pam s says:

    wow, this is the cutest quilt ever. that must be one happy baby.

  144. sarah c says:

    such a wonderful quilted wall hanging for a nursery!

  145. MissMary says:

    Lovely idea! I’ve been percolating on a birdie baby quilt myself… 🙂

  146. Michelle says:

    LOVE the birds!

  147. sarah says:

    Great quilt! I’m gonna get myself in trouble this month because I am going to want to make every quilt you post!

  148. Lisa says:

    This is amazing! I am a huge fan of birds & quilts.

  149. Lisa says:

    so cute!!

  150. Holly says:

    Love, love, love this quilt. Thanks for sharing!

  151. Cara says:


  152. Eve Nicole says:

    I love the different fabrics used. What a beautiful quilt you created.

  153. alex says:

    Come on, get happy!

  154. Kolleen says:

    Absolutely wonderful birds. I love all the different fabrics on the blue. And beautiful quilting!

  155. So wonderful!

  156. Desiree says:

    that quilt is beyond adorable.

  157. Kate says:

    Adorable! Great use of lots of colors. 🙂

  158. felicity says:

    Adorable and inspirational. Bookmarked!!!

  159. Leslie says:

    Love the birds and also the quilting. My goal is to be able to achieve that consistent type quilting.

  160. Nanna says:

    I love the colors! Pretty birds!

  161. april embler says:

    loving birds lately…..beautiful colors

  162. Gina says:

    How extremely lovely. I like how the tight quilting helps the birds to ‘pop’.

  163. Elizabeth says:

    I love the applique birds. So cute!

  164. sri says:

    wow very cute design

  165. tjesa says:

    Birds…so cute! But the quilting is dynamite- wow!

  166. jill says:

    that is the most precious quilt for a baby room! So sweet!

  167. Sally says:

    I love the bird quilt! I would have never thought of something like this on my own!

  168. D says:

    I love all the different prints – they look great together

  169. MamaBee says:

    So pretty!

  170. Corvus says:

    How pretty!

  171. Jodie says:

    This is one of the cutest quilts I’ve seen. I think everyone, even non-quilters would stop and look at this!

  172. Sara says:

    verY innocent and I, therefore, LOVE IT!

  173. Greeblygreebly says:

    That quilt is SO sweet! I wish I had that hanging in my childhood room instead of that clown/owl painting I had *shudder*

  174. Tina L. says:

    Love the quilt. And love to try to make hanging like it.

  175. Daniela says:

    This quilt is absolutely beautiful!

  176. Susan S says:

    Love the bright bold blue background and all the various colored birds. 🙂 So springy!

  177. Vintagefern says:

    this is adorable! I love it!

  178. artbeth says:

    Such a cheerful quilt!

  179. Krista says:

    I wonder if she designed the birds herself or if it is a pattern? They are really cute.

  180. Suzanne says:

    Very cute! Love how the quilting makes the birds pop.

  181. Freda says:

    This is so cute! I love it!

  182. those birds are really cute!

  183. Lynn says:

    Turquoise background and great funky fabrics for the birds – love it!

  184. Deanne Johnson says:

    What a fun quilt. I know a young mom who would like appreciate the time and effort and beauty.

  185. Elaine says:


    Great job- cute design-lovely colors-adorable
    little birdies- what more could one ask for????

    This inspires!


  186. DebbieKL says:

    Love these birds! Cute and simple.

  187. Margie Bennett says:

    Wow this quilt is amazing. I love it.

  188. Wendy says:

    I love birds and these are definitely cute!

  189. Jane says:

    I love those birds!!! What a great quilt.

  190. Marcia W. says:

    The birds are so chirpy and cute! Very nice.

  191. katie says:

    The quilting is amazing! Those bird appliques are great too! Fantastic work.

  192. Sorahart says:

    This is applique work at its best!

  193. Maeve says:

    Oh my gosh, this quilt is adorable! Love those colorful birds!

  194. Miranda says:

    WOW! what an adorable concept. i might try several doll quilts with other animals!

  195. Samantha says:

    This is darling! Kudos to her for all that applique. I avoid it at all costs, but this pattern makes me wish I loved it 😀

  196. BethG says:

    Very cute! Wish I liked to do applique!

  197. daniela says:

    wonderful and just in time for spring. i hear the birds singing!

  198. Melanie says:

    So beautiful. It totally inspires me!

  199. LeezaPM says:

    Love the colors and the placement. This is vibrant and adorable.

  200. Danielle says:

    Oh my gosh, the birds are oh so cute. I dont have any little ones anymore but I might have to do something like this with wool applique because I just love it.

  201. JenR says:

    What a fun quilt!

  202. Christina says:

    Oh, I wish she would share with us how she made this quilt. I would love to make one for my daughter. It’s quite lovely!

  203. Ethne says:

    Lovely – I’m currently being bombarded with crib quilt ideas at present – this adds a new perspective

  204. Jeanelle says:

    I love it! I love how the quilting makes the birds pop!

  205. Paulina says:

    Yes, it’s great pattern for some baby quilts!

  206. Lisa says:

    I love this quilt!!

  207. Mikaela says:

    Very cute, perfect for spring.

  208. Connie says:

    My new sewing goal for 2010…learn to applique! the possibilities are endless and this quilt is an example. ADORABLE!

  209. ~Helena~ says:

    I love it, so much fun. I bet it looked great over the crib.

  210. Thats so adorable! Really beautiful!

  211. Erin says:

    Love it! Where is that pattern from??

  212. Anya says:

    Cute quilt!

  213. Debra says:

    Super cute!

  214. Rochelle says:

    I’m a huge bird fan! This quilt is so unique. I love it!

  215. laura says:

    I. LOVE. IT.

  216. Ariane says:

    So pretty and colourful!

  217. Samantha says:

    Such a gorgeous quilt! I’d love to make something like that.

  218. simone says:

    Absolutely adorable and inspiring! I was shocked about what Jeannette wrote about the shipping costs. Not customer friendly!

  219. Genevieve says:

    Oh my goodness. It’s perfect! 🙂


  220. Joan says:

    Adorable. With little feathers embroidered on the top of their heads, they would make a cute covey of quail!

  221. Latrilla says:

    I tell you….these quilts look amazing! I am so ready to start on one!

  222. Very cute and great fun to look at!

  223. amanda says:

    Unbelievably pretty, cute, and happy! I adore it.

  224. carlyk says:

    that quilt is just darling!! And what a great scrap project it would be:) thanks for the idea!

  225. Buopha says:

    beautiful quilt. perfect wall hanging for a nursery!

  226. Kristy says:

    Love that quilt! Someday I will be good enough to branch out of squares…

  227. Stephanie says:

    I instantly think of “The Partridge Family” from the 70’s. The way the birds are lined up must have done it. Now I’ll have that theme song in my head all day. lol (Also giving away my age a little.)

  228. Kelly says:

    I love this quilt! I think it was in one of the Aussie quilting mags, because I remember seeing it and thinking how gorgeous it was. Love the birds and all the yummy fabrics! 🙂

  229. Beth says:

    What beautiful bright colors – love the birds.

  230. Sarah says:

    Those birds are really adorable!

  231. Deb V says:

    What a cute quilt. It is so spring like.

  232. Bonnie says:

    I want to make the bird quilt! Beautiful!

  233. sharon says:

    What a great quilt! So cute and such a great spring design! Sharonj.

  234. love those little birdies! Perfect for a nursery

  235. Abby says:

    So cute! I’d love to see what the back looks like.

  236. kaholly says:

    I just love this quilt! And I’m quite taken with your Quilting Month agenda. Splendid idea. Thanks! ~karen

  237. Andi says:

    I am in love with this quilt!! Wow!!

  238. Morgan says:

    Oh I love it! What a great idea.

  239. Erin says:

    So cute; I love it!

  240. lucy Johnson says:

    what a lovely quilt. it would definitely look so nice on a wall.

  241. Kadybug says:

    Aww, the birds are adorable. Kinda reminds me of the partridge family.

  242. Christie says:

    I can just hear those little birds all chattering to each other and their mamas.

  243. KristenA says:

    Stunning work!

  244. Marianne C says:

    I have this quilt pattern saved from the quilting magazine I first saw it in…so much fun.

  245. Vicki K says:

    What a perfect quilt for using all kinds of fun fabrics on a favorite little creature!

  246. Silvia says:

    What a beautiful quilt!! Lovely birds!!

  247. Tabitha says:

    I was going to comment anyway, being signed up for a prize is a bonus. That quilt is just wonderful–I love the blue, I love the birds, the size is perfect…and so on!

  248. Karo says:

    gorgeous quilt!! what a lovely idea. 🙂

  249. Alice S says:

    Oh wow! I love this. Adorable.

  250. Tabitha says:

    I want this. Right. Now. I love the birdies!!

  251. That quilt is so cute! I love how the birds are different sizes and appear to be wandering around on the fabric.

  252. Carolyn says:

    A quilt of this nature would be perfect for my dining room. I better get planning!

  253. Cynthia says:

    Wow, this quilt is amazing & love the quilting and stitching- beautiful!

  254. Kaye Prince says:

    I love the birdies so much, but I love the use of Denyse Scmidt fabric even more! Way to go!

  255. Erin says:

    So cute! I love the bright blue background!

  256. J says:

    This is gonna be a great month. Think I’m experiencing inspiration overload. Thanks!

  257. MegVS says:

    Beautiful! I love it!

  258. Ramona says:

    What an adorable quilt. I just love it.

  259. Sam says:

    Adorable. I love the aqua background, really makes everything pop!

  260. Julie says:

    Such a clever/cute quilt!

  261. Ruth says:

    Unbelievable…and SO perfect for a nursery. I love every thing about this quilt! Thank you so much for sharing it.

  262. Katie Wilson says:

    I love that quilt…it would make an awesome baby shower gift

  263. Katie says:

    My jaw just dropped. Incredible.

  264. Emily says:

    That’s so adorable!

  265. Rene says:

    I am so in love with that quilt! Everything about it is WONDERFUL!

  266. Tong says:

    So pretty~

  267. Kerry says:

    The quilting on the background is just gorgeous!

  268. Heather says:

    Too adorable!

  269. Katie B says:

    This is so cute!! Love it.

  270. Rebecca says:

    That is so adorable. I love everything about it.

  271. This is an adorable quilt! Thank you for sharing.

  272. Oh. My. Word! LOVE THIS QUILT!!!!

  273. Karen says:

    I love this quilt. I have it favorite’d on flickr. love it!

  274. Courtney says:

    these birdies are adorable!! would make a great baby gift!

  275. trina says:

    I love how colorful it is!

  276. PeachRainbow says:


  277. Elizabeth says:

    Adorable! And perfect for spring 🙂

  278. Jennifer says:

    Fantastic birds!

  279. Liz says:

    That is so unbelievably cute!

  280. Sandra says:

    Love this birdie quilt…

  281. Amy Hodge says:

    Those little applique birds are so adorable!

  282. Margaret Hurst says:

    This quilt is adorable! Love it.

  283. jacquie says:

    lovely quilt! such a wonderful background fabric to showcase all those wonderful prints.

  284. Paige says:

    I think that’s the cutest little quilt I’ve ever seen!!

  285. Bethany says:

    I love those birds! So cute!

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