This boy and his momma made a quilt:
He made all the different shaped doggy squares.
You can see this boy was a tiny bit younger when this project he began:
I put them together:
I always take another quilt of the desired size and lay it on my bed. Then I arrange the squares on top. It's my small-house version of a design board. Simeon had a big say in the design process here. After arranging them, I cut and pieced in the brown negative space, or sashing. A lot of up and down from my machine to the ironing board, then to my bedroom, and back....
You can read more about our process here.
The back of the quilt is simple.
A dog house on two of the corners,
One for Beau and one for Maddie,
was sweetly insisted upon by this boy
who misses his doggies so:
for once upon a time,
buddies they were: