Baby Quilts 

 

I think a quilt makes a really great gift for a new-born baby and I have made quite a few for various niece’s and nephews. The latest one is for a beautiful baby girl who was born last week, Grace Addison, what lovely names for my newest niece!

The quilt I have made for Grace is quite large so that it fits her cot, the colours are to match the decor in her bedroom. The fabric I used is from the Gutermann Ring a Roses, French Cottage range.

 

 

I used quite large squares of fabric (25cm x 25cm) and I used a walking foot on my sewing machine to stitch in the ditch. We have got some fabulous new wadding in the shop, its beautifully soft and not too thick, I used some of our Klona plain fabric for the back and a very pretty spotty bias binding for the edges.

I started finishing the binding using pins but they kept pricking me! So I treated myself to a pack of Quilters Holding clips and they are great!

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Here is the beautiful baby Grace in her first modeling role for Trixie Lixie!

 

2 thoughts on “Baby Quilts 

  1. Such a lovely gift – really fun colours and prints!
    One of my friends is expecting in June and I am going to make her a baby quilt (she doesn’t know it yet as it will be a surprise) I think I might use bigger squares / combinations of bigger fabric pieces too.

  2. Beautiful! Just finished reading ‘The Last Runaway’ by Tracy Chevalier. In it she describes various early quilting designs. Very good book.

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