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Topic: Lift-the-flap Peekaboo Quilt - finished. Pic obese!  (Read 4073 times)
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« on: December 20, 2010 06:30:26 PM »

Hi All,
I made a peekaboo quilt for a little two-year old girl for her birthday. I got the idea of a quilt with flaps and pictures underneath from a quilt in 'Quilt, Baby' by Linda Kopp, but I kinda took it to the extreme. There are 17 peekaboo flaps in this quilt. This is my first really modern style of quilt with sharp lines and so on. It was such fun to make, and much less headache than I anticipated. On to the pics. I made a large single bed quilt, then made a dolly quilt to match (but with no peekaboos). Here they are together:




Here are the various flaps (doesn't that sound rude!) Wink










the binding is strips of the orange fabrics used in the stripes. I love the grey spot fabric - Michael Miller I think. I love grey and orange together.


and here my lovely friend Jan is modelling the back of the doll's quilt Smiley Thanks Jan!!


Hope you like - the little girl loves it, crawls on it lifting the flaps and saying 'PEEKABOO!'
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« Reply #1 on: December 20, 2010 06:52:28 PM »

 Grin That is adorable!  I'm sure she'll love it!
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« Reply #2 on: December 20, 2010 06:56:32 PM »

Thanks thowethowe. I have not seen her since I gave her the quilt, as I had to go away for a week. Her mom says she does love it. You never know how a two-year-old will react!
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« Reply #3 on: December 20, 2010 10:11:16 PM »

lovely lovely. I wish I had known about this when my two were still "Smalls". I would love to have done such a quilt for them.  Have to wait for grand children now
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« Reply #4 on: December 20, 2010 10:48:53 PM »

A fantastic idea and it is lovely.  Think it ROCKS!
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« Reply #5 on: December 21, 2010 03:44:48 AM »

Great quilt!  Love the little flaps with hidden surprises.  Polka dots add such a lot of energy.
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« Reply #6 on: December 21, 2010 07:08:26 AM »

Love it... Great idea and so practical for the little one! Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: December 21, 2010 11:53:06 AM »

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lovely lovely. I wish I had known about this when my two were still "Smalls". I would love to have done such a quilt for them.  Have to wait for grand children now
I know! Same. But glad I know a li'l un to make fun things for!
Great quilt!  Love the little flaps with hidden surprises.  Polka dots add such a lot of energy.
I love polka dots. These are huge and so fun.
A fantastic idea and it is lovely.  Think it ROCKS!
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Love it... Great idea and so practical for the little one! Smiley
I hope she continues to enjoy it. She told me it was going to go on her 'big girl bed'.  Cheesy
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« Reply #8 on: December 21, 2010 12:27:23 PM »

What a beautiful quilt.
I really like the way the same fabric from the peekaboo is on the underside of the flap. That shows great attention to detail.
The polkadots looks spectacular too.
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« Reply #9 on: December 22, 2010 11:49:09 AM »

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I really like the way the same fabric from the peekaboo is on the underside of the flap. That shows great attention to detail.
Oh the fussy cutting was the hardest part of the whole thing. But it was fun to find the pictures in my stash Smiley
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