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« on: December 25, 2009 05:58:59 PM »

I made this for my 3-year old nephew for Christmas.  He loves Cars so I decided to make a quilt for him.  It's my first quilt  Cheesy  It's about 44"x60".  The top is cotton and the backing is flannel.  I used low loft batting and quilted horizontally at two inch intervals.  It was a little stressful but I'm pretty happy with how it turned out and I look forward to making another quilt in the future.

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« Reply #1 on: December 26, 2009 01:42:16 AM »

I think a 3 year old that loves the movie cars would love this quilt!

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« Reply #2 on: December 26, 2009 06:35:14 AM »

sweet quilt!  My son would love it!

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Thanks for the kind words!  And thank you Scientific Quilter for showing me how to put the pictures in the post... I don't know if I ever would have figured that out lol

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« Reply #4 on: December 26, 2009 06:16:41 PM »

Aww- that's too cute!  I love it when people back with flannel, it's so soft and toasty warm!

My best friend's son would get such a large charge out of that one- I bet your nephew loved it too!

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« Reply #5 on: December 27, 2009 08:30:15 AM »

That's really cute.  I also love quilts backed in flannel.  They're so cosy, and flannel always seems warm when you put it on.  The cars fabrics are really cute too.

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« Reply #6 on: December 27, 2009 02:19:07 PM »

What a great quilt for a little kid!
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