If you are a Star Wars fan you will recognize BB-8, the droid introduced in The Force Awakens. I first spotted this pattern by Hunter Design Studio when Sam hosted a quilt along for her The Droid is Not For Sale quilt. I wasn't able to participate then. But now my daughter, a huge fan, is pregnant and calling her little guy BB-8 so I just had to make the individual droid portion. The pattern is well written and easy to follow. It's all basic piecing and goes together quickly.
Quilting decisions always challenge me and this quilt was no exception. I
Here are a few zoomed in photos so you can see my choices.
The backing is cozy Shannon Cuddle 3 fabric I found at Curly Girl Fabric on Etsy.
I just love how you can still see BB-8 on the back.
Originally I thought I would somehow combine this grown up Princess Leia with BB-8 but I couldn't work it out. I'll save her for something else. In the meantime she's hanging out on the design wall in my sewing room. My granddaughter loves waving to her every time she makes her way into the room. It's so sweet - so on the wall she stays!
May the Force be with you!