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« on: April 23, 2006 10:17:13 PM »

This is a baby quilt I made in college for my dorm director who was expecting.
It took me about two days.  One for cutting and piecing, the next for sandwiching, binding, and tacking.
I didn't know whether the baby was a boy or girl, so I tried to make it for either.  I did 4-patch blocks in matching colors/patterns, then sewed the 4-patches together in a flying V pattern.  The solid four patches were in blue, magenta, and yellow.  The patterns were a light teal-ish plaid with the dark solids running through.  The backing was a cloud pattern that matched the plaid.  I tied the quilt using #10 crochet variegated cotton thread.  The binding is just a foldover of the backing that I sewed down to fake a binding.  It's a crib-size quilt and is fully machine washable (always important for baby!)
1st Photo: Far away view of entire quilt.
2nd Photo: A close-up of the piecing and plaid pattern, the backing is shown on the corner foldover.

« Last Edit: April 23, 2006 10:18:53 PM by angelofmusic » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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« Reply #1 on: April 24, 2006 10:19:33 AM »

Oh that's super-cute!  Niceley done!!!
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« Reply #2 on: April 24, 2006 05:50:30 PM »

I love how bright your quilt is.  Great job!
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« Reply #3 on: April 24, 2006 05:53:52 PM »

What a thoughtful baby gift!  I'm sure  your friend will treasure it.  Great job!
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« Reply #4 on: April 26, 2006 07:54:34 AM »

Thank you for all the info on how you did that! I have never quilted before and want to make a baby quilt.

I really like the flying V pattern. Smiley
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