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Topic: My first completed quilt (x2!) - 2 identical baby quilts  (Read 699 times)
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bliss2187
« on: October 04, 2009 07:06:52 AM »

A few months ago, I found out that a coworker was pregnant.  I wanted to make a quilt for the baby, so I took her input to design this quilt.  I realize the colors are not typical for a baby quilt, but they are some of her favorite colors and are fairly gender-neutral.  Not long after finding out my coworker was pregnant, I found out that my cousin was pregnant too.  I decided to make two identical quilts.  Making identical quilts made it simple; I cut the pieces for both quilts at the same time.  Both were completely hand-stitched.  I now identify myself as a quilter and I can't wait to make more.

Quilt #1




Quilt #2




And my dog loves the quilts.  He loved laying on both of them as I was making them.
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SimplySandy
« Reply #1 on: October 04, 2009 07:55:46 AM »

You are a quiltler!  I think these are so unique.  Love them.  The designs are really neat.
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nancy01602
« Reply #2 on: October 04, 2009 07:58:04 AM »

I love your fabric choices.  Orange can be so difficult to match.  And you dog is adorable!
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« Reply #3 on: October 04, 2009 08:03:00 AM »

this is one of the cutest quilts i have ever seen!
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shelleibean
« Reply #4 on: October 04, 2009 08:41:23 AM »

Beautiful! Love the theme and the colors are great.  I'm very attracted to all things 'nature' themed!
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bliss2187
« Reply #5 on: October 04, 2009 02:02:06 PM »

I'm using the leftover fabric to make something I found on uncommongoods.com, something they call "pee-pee teepees."  At least one of the quilts is going to a boy, so I thought they would a neat bonus.  They were $12 each on the website.  Surprisingly they are not that difficult to make.  The original link to the item is http://www.uncommongoods.com/item/item.jsp?source=related_ug&itemId=13271

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Just Plain Goose
« Reply #6 on: October 04, 2009 03:36:33 PM »

Completely hand-stitched?!  That's incredible.  The quilts are lovely.
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« Reply #7 on: October 07, 2009 10:02:10 AM »

They are just lovely! And what work!
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