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ZumaGirl74
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« on: March 07, 2010 06:28:35 PM »

I just got back from a year abroad and half my friends are pregnant (the half that didn't give birth while I was gone apparently =P )

I went with a pretty basic pattern ... and used mostly fabrics from my stash.  Which was a challenge... I have tons of pinks & florals... but everyone keeps having boys!!!  So I had to buy a couple yards for the backing though  because I just didn't have enough blues. 

Very traditional, but the nursery is dark blue & light blue with red trim... so it works.

I went with simple diagonals for the quilting.  Easy-peasy.

And here's the back... sometimes quilt backs are as much fun as the tops.

Next up - a quilt for me!!




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DaisyAlly
« Reply #1 on: March 08, 2010 01:23:16 AM »

This is great! And it will work as the baby gets older. It also looks kinda patriotic huh? I like it.
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« Reply #2 on: March 08, 2010 10:05:13 AM »

Yeah, it is.  A lot of the fabrics were left over from my flag quilt a few years back... so some of the blues have white stars and the reds have bandanna patterns. 
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SimplySandy
« Reply #3 on: March 10, 2010 06:39:08 AM »

I love this quilt, the simplicity and the brightness.  Any baby will love it.  And the way you did the back, I almost like it better than the front.  Almost!  Wink
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