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« on: December 12, 2009 09:12:31 AM »

I was searching for fabrics to make a baby quilt for my nephew and I came across my first attempt at a postage stamp quilt.  I had gotten confused somewhere in the assembly process and decided I should do something a bit more basic for a postage stamp quilt.  When the quilt pieces resurfaced, thought it would make a great quilt for a baby poppet doll I'd made for my daughter for Christmas.  

I think the binding turned out a bit ripply because I didn't hand stich it.  (Does anyone else have that problem if they machine stitch their binding?)  I think the whole thing would have turned out better if I quilted it by hand, but I don't have a lot of time to do secret crafting.  My daughter is so sneeky/nosey!!!



(The finished quilt is roughly 13x15 inches. each little square is 1 inch.)

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« Reply #1 on: December 12, 2009 09:37:55 AM »

love the colors!!  its so vibrant and funky! love the quilting on the back. i;'m sure your daughter will love it!!

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« Reply #2 on: December 12, 2009 10:04:23 AM »

So Cute! I love the colors! Aren't kids always nosey at christmas time?! I know mine were when they were younger!  Smiley

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« Reply #3 on: December 12, 2009 01:49:33 PM »

Mrsblocko- I think your little quilt is really pretty!!! Great choice of colors and pattern!

Geez! Who should care if handmade things are a little "bit ripply"?! That's what makes them home/hand made and not something from a machine. I used to stress out that the things I made weren't machine perfect. The process of making things "perfect" actually held me back from creativity. Then I remembered that there is a Native American tribe that purposely drops stitches and beads in things they make- a reminder that only the Great Spirit creates perfection.

Sometimes the little bit ripply is what gives things character!

Your daughter and her poppet doll should love it! Great work!  Smiley
« Reply #4 on: December 13, 2009 08:22:00 AM »

I think it looks great.  I love the colors and the quilting looks really good.

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