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« on: July 08, 2008 02:26:20 AM »

here is my latest quilt, its for a friend who is having a baby, and I wanted to do something that wasn't really pastelly babyish, and also was fun for the baby to touch and look at.

So I went with stars, and then I found some really cool bug fabric, and then some fluffy red faux fur and some flannelette, and gold lame, and some alien and rocket flannelette for the backing.  So its a bit of an assault on the senses really!  I enjoyed making this quilt, and hope the baby likes it! 

the whole quilt

showing some of the stars

and some of the stars with the backing as well

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« Reply #1 on: July 08, 2008 02:43:53 AM »

That's really pretty i'd have loved to receive something like that for my son. Great job  Smiley

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« Reply #2 on: July 08, 2008 01:08:43 PM »

OOOOH! I love this, it must have taken forever.

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He is such a little stinker!

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« Reply #3 on: July 09, 2008 06:26:28 PM »

Beautiful! Love the stars and you did a great job on your choices of colors.

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« Reply #4 on: July 09, 2008 06:32:44 PM »

I love the way you combined different textures and colors!

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« Reply #5 on: July 09, 2008 09:02:43 PM »

i really like the stars, and the fabric is cute too, especially the different textures!

« Reply #6 on: July 10, 2008 12:13:11 PM »

It's very bright,  they are saying now bright is best for training their eyes.   I absolutely love it. 

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« Reply #7 on: August 29, 2008 03:30:22 AM »

I love it, but one thing you should consider for future quilts. The life of your quilt is only as long as the life of the individual fabrics in the quilt. I am concerned about the lame. I've not found it to hold up well. Your quilt deserves a long life and I'm sure it will be loved for a very long time. I know my kids and their kids still have some of their baby quilts.  I've had to make repairs on some of them and as I am doing these repairs I wished I had used better fabrics. Again, I want to say how much I like your quilt and I don't mean to take anything away from it or your effort.  Just something to consider for the future choice of fabrics.
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