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Arryl
« on: July 08, 2010 08:11:41 PM »

My best friend is pregnant, so I've been going crazy with crafting baby things for her.  She loves "My Neighbor Totoro," and is decorating her baby's room with that theme.  I decided to make her a baby quilt, and thought it would be cute for it to be Totoro themed.  I really wanted to use the freezer-paper stencil tutorial from Craftster, but couldn't find a good image for it.  Thus, I decided to use printed iron-on transfers.  It's a little difficult to tell, but the binding is plaid because she really likes it.  If I can, I'd really like to put red robots on the back, since her husband loves robots (that's how he wanted to decorate the room).  It really depends on how I feel.  

Note:  This is credit to the unknown source.  I did not create the images on the quilt.  I randomly found them on the internet ages ago.  I don't know where I found them, or even who made them.  








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« Reply #1 on: July 08, 2010 08:27:44 PM »

wow great job! its super cute Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: July 08, 2010 08:35:58 PM »

Thank you!  I hope she, and her baby, think so.
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« Reply #3 on: July 08, 2010 10:44:40 PM »

This is awesome!! <3 I must find the time to make myself one some day. Smiley I'm a huuuuge Totoro fan. <3
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« Reply #4 on: July 08, 2010 10:54:43 PM »

Hooray for Totoro! This is a beautiful quilt. I hope you find robot fabric for the father to be. I would imagine with all the focus on Mommy that he's feeling a little left out.
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« Reply #5 on: July 09, 2010 01:44:30 AM »

That is sooo sweet! Great job.
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« Reply #6 on: July 09, 2010 05:32:38 AM »

Thanks everyone!  I already crocheted the baby a Mario star, so the daddy-to-be shouldn't feel completely left out.  Both of them love Mario. 
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« Reply #7 on: July 09, 2010 07:33:44 AM »

What a lucky mom and baby!! This is really cute! I love the images!
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« Reply #8 on: July 09, 2010 09:00:48 AM »

Thank you!  I was going to use images straight from the movie, but I thought these images looked better for a baby quilt.
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« Reply #9 on: July 09, 2010 06:43:19 PM »

OMG I love it! <3 I never thought of using iron on printing for quilting! This opens up a whole new ray of ideas for patterns! lol
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