Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Baby girl quilt!

Hi everyone!

Things have been a little slow around here for the last couple of weeks, we have all been sick with the flu but things are slowly coming back to normal again now.

Before I got sick I found out that one of my friends had her baby….but surprise, surprise!! She had a girl! They told her she was having a boy so this was very unexpected…I thought I might make something pretty for this new baby girl!

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I keep a few panels in my stash for these sorts of occasions! I raided my stash for matching fabrics and this is what I started with.

Kates quilt

I got the top made and then had a break for a week while I was sick….And finally this is what I finished with!

I put a small border around the panel and then made simple blocks to put around the edges. I wanted to keep it fairly soft and pretty so I used a pale binding too.

Kates quilt roll up

Don’t quilts look lovely rolled up?!

Kates quilt back

I think the back looks just as pretty as the front!

Unfortunately I can’t give you many stats because I forgot to measure it, I didn’t use a pattern and the fabrics are a lot of different ranges and all from my stash!

It is 100% cotton though - fabric, wadding and thread! And a good size for a cot!

Kates quilt close up

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9 comments:

barcord said...

Its lovely Jess. Hope youre feeling better. x x

Becky (My Fabric Obsession) said...

aww, so pretty! Wow, that's rare that they think a girl is a boy! Glad everyone is getting better.

Christine said...

It is lovely, glad you are starting to feel a little better

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Jess said...

I'm so glad you're better, Jess! Looking after kids when you're sick is so hard. Very cute quilt, lucky baby girl!

FarahLin said...

It's so pretty and I love the backing too!! Glad you're getting better. Take care. =)

Narelle said...

Perfect for a baby girl!

Charlie and Wendy said...

The baby quilt is really beautiful, perfect for a little girl! Hope you're feeling better now.