Thursday, August 20, 2015
A Baby Quilt
My niece had a baby recently and I wanted to make the little one a quilt of her own. I'm pleased with this quilt and while it's cute, it's not nearly as cute as it's new owner! I used my 5'' tumbler template and started with this fabric....
I then pulled fabrics from my scrap bin (a leftover border, and some smaller pieces) as well as a few fat quarters. Anything that went with the sweet fat quarter above made the cut. But I did try to keep it all on the softer sweet side.
It sewed together in a snap, no pins needed, and simple quilting along the seams. I don't like to quilt baby quilts too much because I like for them to be soft and squishy. I also added the binding to the back of the quilt, flipped it to the front, and machine stitched it down with a small zig zag stitch. It will be very durable and machine washable. I do hope it gets lots of use!
Enjoy every stitch!
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