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« on: January 01, 2013 05:40:02 PM »

I've already given these quilts to the now proud mothers, but I haven't been on Craftster lately. So here they are now. I got these done at the last minute for both of them, so please excuse my low-quality Iphone pictures. Tongue



The first co-worker was having a boy. I don't have a lot of boyish fabric, but found some random fat quarters and yardage that worked. I used the Fat Quarter Baby Quilt Tutorial from the Two Little Banshees blog.

The second co-worker was having a girl and was using a Care Bears (the 80s version) as the theme for the baby's room. I couldn't find any cotton fabric with the Care Bears and I didn't have time to wait for it to come in the mail. I lucked out and found some Care Bears flannel and used that as the backing. Then I just used some girly looking fabric and random scraps to make the quilt top.





I made these as a surprise for each of the mothers and they loved them. Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: January 02, 2013 09:42:49 AM »

I'm not surprised they loved them.  They're both really cute.
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« Reply #2 on: January 03, 2013 12:26:00 PM »

Very Cute! I'll have to look for that pattern with the fat quarters, I like how it keeps your eye moving across the quilt!
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« Reply #3 on: January 06, 2013 05:55:52 PM »

Thanks for the compliment MareMare. Here's a link to the quilt pattern, in case you haven't found it yet. Smiley

http://www.neverenoughhours.blogspot.com/2010/08/fat-quarter-baby-quilt-tutorial.html
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« Reply #4 on: January 06, 2013 06:46:08 PM »

Thanks! I think it will be great to use for Quilts for Kids charity quilts too!
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« Reply #5 on: January 08, 2013 04:16:23 PM »

Totally. I plan on using the pattern again to make quilts to donate to Project Linus.Cheesy
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