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QUILTING => Quilting: Completed Projects => Topic started by: Homerof2 on July 19, 2018 06:10:33 AM



Title: First Grandbaby’s Quilt
Post by: Homerof2 on July 19, 2018 06:10:33 AM
We became first time grandparents last week to the most adorable baby girl in the world  ;D

Her mommy loves elephants and told us the baby room would feature them regardless of the baby’s gender so I set to work.  Couldn’t find any cute elephant fabric locally so I purchased a panel, cut out the elephant and worked with the colours on it.  I thought it wasn’t ‘baby’ enough but my hubby said it was modern baby and go for it, so I did.

Our DIL loved it.  I think our son is still getting used to being a daddy and didn’t say much  :)   I used the same pattern that I made him a quilt with 10 years ago.  




Title: Re: First Grandbaby’s Quilt
Post by: bethntim on July 19, 2018 07:49:04 AM
WOWEE!!  Beautiful use of a panel and I love that you weren't afraid of color!  She'll be the coolest grandbaby on the [email protected]


Title: Re: First Grandbaby’s Quilt
Post by: pottermouth on July 19, 2018 07:57:47 AM
Congratulations, that is exciting news! The colors are magnificent and I love that mosaic-looking pattern. Very nice!


Title: Re: First Grandbaby’s Quilt
Post by: craftylittlemonkey on July 19, 2018 07:58:50 AM
The bright, contrasting colours are great for a baby, that is lovely!


Title: Re: First Grandbaby’s Quilt
Post by: Mistress Jennie on July 19, 2018 09:13:31 AM
Beautifully done!  And congrats on the new addition to your family.


Title: Re: First Grandbaby’s Quilt
Post by: Patraw on July 19, 2018 11:58:26 AM
Congratulations on becoming a Grandma-ma!  That's a vibrantly-colorful elephant quilt that I'm sure Baby Girl (and Mommy/Daddy) will always treasure.  I just noticed that the black rectangles make a symmetrical pattern whereas the arrangement of the other colors do not; was that on purpose or did it just randomly occur?


Title: Re: First Grandbaby’s Quilt
Post by: Homerof2 on July 19, 2018 03:13:47 PM
I just noticed that the black rectangles make a symmetrical pattern whereas the arrangement of the other colors do not; was that on purpose or did it just randomly occur?

Good eye … it was done on purpose.  I didn't want to use black at first but needed one more colour so used it and then made sure two black didn't touch anywhere.


Title: Re: First Grandbaby’s Quilt
Post by: SiFi Mom on July 23, 2018 08:28:28 AM
Congratulations on becoming grandparents.  Your quilt is lovely and should be treasured for a long time to come.


Title: Re: First Grandbaby’s Quilt
Post by: rackycoo on July 27, 2018 07:41:32 AM
Congrats! This has been chosen as a Featured Project (https://www.craftster.org/blog/july-26-2018-featured-projects/)! :)


Title: Re: First Grandbaby’s Quilt
Post by: Homerof2 on July 27, 2018 09:20:42 PM
Congrats! This has been chosen as a Featured Project (https://www.craftster.org/blog/july-26-2018-featured-projects/)! :)

Oh wow, thanks!


Title: Re: First Grandbaby’s Quilt
Post by: Amazon_warrior on August 05, 2018 03:11:19 AM
Awesome quilt - I love bright colours for babies. :)