011 ~ A Birthday Quilt

A friend who is a musician & singer was turning 74, what a better gift - than to receive a music quilt!
Merlin ♥ L-O-V-E-S ♥ Uncle Derry; of course he had to take a big part in being the quality control inspector.

The Front is a random of 4" squares alternating musical fabrics with solids.

While I was doing the quilting, Out of the blue (hm perhaps it was "on the blue") I decided to write Derry's name on one of the squares on the front, and I was happy with how it turned out.

DH and I are constantly giving him a hard time about his "girlfriends" so when I found this 'girls' fabric,

I knew it had to be the backing fabric on Derry's quilt.