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Topic: A quilt for a friend's new baby - now with pictures!  (Read 1351 times)
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duckjustaduck
« on: July 24, 2009 09:19:05 AM »

i've never made a quilt before, and i've never posted on craftster before! eek.
so my first friend to have a baby just had a baby, so i wanted to make something sort of special.
i sew in a somewhat slap-dash manner, so this i just sort of made up as i went along and, well, it came out how it came out. all of the squares are appliqued on with a zig-zag stitch. this quilt was inspired by a baby quilt my mom made for me when i was tiny- the "H" is for the baby's name.

here it is:





and some details:







thanks for looking!
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Juniper_Ann
« Reply #1 on: July 24, 2009 11:32:42 AM »

It's lovely.  What's the significance of the squares.  Is the baby Communist?
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duckjustaduck
« Reply #2 on: July 24, 2009 11:51:27 AM »

Ha, thanks- that square is sort of joke for the baby's dad, who spent a year or so in China- the baby isn't really communist, but the parents are definitely lefties!
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madamemel
« Reply #3 on: July 24, 2009 04:08:30 PM »

Really nice... do all of the squares have a special meaning?

The lion is so cute!!  Cheesy
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this kittens' nose demands kisses...


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« Reply #4 on: July 25, 2009 06:37:33 AM »

it looks very "lofty" and cosy ! ^_^
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SillySlippers
« Reply #5 on: July 26, 2009 10:39:50 PM »

that lion is adorable and i love how you did the leaves on the trees.
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Henny Penny
« Reply #6 on: July 27, 2009 03:05:23 PM »

Oh that's so swell! I have a niece about to arrive, thanks for the inspiration!
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