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blue_skiesMN
« on: October 21, 2010 08:52:41 AM »

This was a quick little baby quilt that I recently finished for a friend. I wasn't feeling very creative pattern-wise, so I just sewed blocks of fabric into strips, and joined them with sashing.



I was having a really hard time finding fabric to coordinate with the nursery, which I thought was decorated turquoise and black. The baby's daddy is a professional drummer, and his mommy loves dogs... I thought I was doing pretty well with what I found until the baby shower, when I realized that the nursery was actually decorated in turquoise and BROWN.

D'oh.

Oh well.

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« Reply #1 on: October 21, 2010 09:36:47 AM »

Wow!  I think this little quilt came out great.  I'm sure they'll still love it, even if it's not quite the right colors--besides, it looks so cool I doubt anyone will care about the matching.  Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: October 21, 2010 09:41:46 AM »

love it!  great idea for a quick quilt Smiley i love the black in the baby quilt it makes it extra cool
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« Reply #3 on: October 21, 2010 03:03:18 PM »

The baby blanket won't always be in the nursery, I know if I had that blanket it would come with me in the living room and in the car and any place baby would go!
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« Reply #4 on: October 24, 2010 11:26:19 AM »

did you quilt it yourself? I love it!
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« Reply #5 on: October 25, 2010 10:21:30 AM »

This quilt is a great mix of colors. Plus, the fabrics you chose are very youthful(some quilts I see for babies look too mature a look to me).
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« Reply #6 on: October 27, 2010 04:18:15 AM »

Thanks everyone!

did you quilt it yourself? I love it!

Yep, I used a different stitch pattern inside each of the color blocks.
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« Reply #7 on: November 03, 2010 08:52:07 AM »

I love this one,lucky baby and lovely quilting.
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