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1  Toddler cowboy quilt in Quilting: Completed Projects by saragold on: September 06, 2010 07:43:47 PM
I made this for a friends sons second birthday. It is about 36x50 inches. Good for a crib or tea party (I have a daughter). The background is made up of several well worn pairs of jeans and a demin shirt. It is so soft, but has a really nice weight to it. I want to make a denim quilt for myself one day. I wanted to put something in the pocket like a magnetic lasso game with a little stuffed horse, but I ran out of time.

There are horse shoes in the yellow denim thread throughout the background

I love the letters, the took a while to do. I was so excited when I found the fabric

close up

the backing fabric
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2  blue turtle baby quilt in Quilting: Completed Projects by saragold on: July 01, 2010 11:29:29 AM
I made this for my husband's friend who has a baby in the NICU. Its pretty small, I used a blanket that was similar in size for the base of my son's isolette when he was in the NICU. It is also a perfect fit for the bottom of the bassinet, the infant carrier, or may be a good doll blanket one day.
I used blue scraps from my collection, white wool felt for the turtle, and white bias tape for the name.
I used this tutorial to do the hexagon background, it was much easier than I thought it would be http://www.ladyharvatine.com/2010/03/hexagonia.html

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3  Girls dress made from my husbands old shirt in Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects by saragold on: June 13, 2010 05:25:32 PM
I made this for my daughter using this tutorial http://www.dana-made-it.com/2008/07/tutorial-shirt-dress.html and stenciled the robot inspired by these http://www.ambrosiagirl.com/blog/robot-coins/
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4  shirred dress with marimeko fabric in Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects by saragold on: June 13, 2010 05:17:13 PM
I made this for my daughter using this amazing, simple tutorial.
http://fromanigloo.blogspot.com/2010/05/in-garden-shirred-twirly-dress.html





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5  e-bots in Stenciling: Completed Projects by saragold on: June 07, 2010 09:39:04 AM
I used this robot coin pdf to stencil some e robots on my kids clothes
http://www.ambrosiagirl.com/blog/robot-coins/

I was only going to make a shirt for my son, but then made the dress for my daughter and thought it was a waste of some good cutting not to use the reverse.

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6  baby memory quilt in Quilting: Completed Projects by saragold on: May 11, 2010 04:20:53 PM
I made this using my daughters favorite onsies. I made it up as I went along, but the pattern is based on the crooked needle project I saw on america sews.

before quilting


the back

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7  easter egg shakers for kids in Easter by saragold on: April 08, 2010 11:37:17 AM
In preparation for a last min easter egg hung . . I took some cheap plastic eggs, threw in some dried beans, paper mached them with watered down elmers white glue and white crepe streamers, (everything I already had in my house) then my daughter and her friend painted and glittered them. I made a little package for them so none of of the really young kids  stuck them in their mouths.

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8  Elliot's Baby Quilt in Quilting: Completed Projects by saragold on: April 08, 2010 05:32:00 AM
I finally finished my sons quilt. We did not find out the sex before we had him. So I made the black/white/rainbow front first and then after he was born made the elephant backing with his name. He was born early and in the NICU for a few weeks so I took the leftovers and made him a quick little quilt to put in his isolette at the hospital.



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9  Baby name book in Baby Showers And Gifts For New Babies by saragold on: January 22, 2010 04:37:53 PM
I made this book for Preston's first Birthday. I was inspired by this http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=281256.0 and other incredible craftster artists.
I tried and tried to think of a perfect title, but I never did, so I went with a simple cover. i love the vintage look of this fabric





I printed the label on my inkjet printer by ironing the fabric to a piece of freezer paper and running it through the printer. I heat set it and soaked it in water to make sure it did not bleed.

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10  Esther's baby quilt in Quilting: Completed Projects by saragold on: June 03, 2008 09:00:18 PM
I made this one for my daughter
my inspiration - sitting on my first quilt
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her quilt

details


the backing fabric, sorry it is soo blurry

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