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Baby Quilt Patterns

baby quilt patterns

New baby quilt patterns are on the top of my list now that summer is here.
I use to say, “Sew much fabric, sew little time,” but I can’t use that excuse now. I teach during the school daytime, and since the school year ended, I do have some extra hours on my hands. My thoughts are like many who would like to make their own baby quilt, where do I start?

Need a New Baby Quilt Pattern?

Baby quilt patterns

Need a new baby quilt pattern?
A new baby is on the way and this Grandma is excited. The ultrasound shows that it is a girl and Mom and Dad are busily picking out colors and deciding on names, as they make plans for their new addition. Yet this Granma is hesitant. Should I start a pink baby quilt for a little girl or one with flowers, butterflies or maybe lavender quilt with some ruffles?

A Baby Shower’s Special Gift

animal I Spy quilt for a baby shower gift

Think of your own small child and remember those good times and what they kept snuggled close by with them at night, dragged around daily until it was so thread bare you were afraid to wash it for fear their precious treasure may just not hold together. Yes, it was their favorite baby quilt or blanket.
A baby shower gift of a handmade baby quilt will be the solution to that baby shower dilemma.

Designing a New Baby Quilt

books for baby quilt

Ready, set, go… It is not a race when I set out to design a new baby quilt.
Before I decide how I want my next baby quilt to look, I pull out the quilt books on my shelves, the magazines that I have sitting just waiting for me to leaf through their pages, and check out some of my patterns that I have saved either in boxes or on the computer files.

Baby Quilt Binding – SEW Simple!

A new baby quilt and binding

A new baby quilt is finish, but what binding do I choose?
Before I pull out my fabrics and decide my colors, the method of binding for by baby quilt needs to be considered first.

Waiting For the New Baby Quilt to Arrive

New Quilt to Arrive

I can remember those long last days waiting for a new baby to arrive.  Wait – I meant baby quilt!    Each new baby quilt that comes off the design wall, slides under the presser foot of my sewing machine, and is ready for me to hand quilt makes me just as nervous.   Just like …

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The Birth of a New Baby Quilt

The Birth of a New Baby Quilt

Time sew on the a new baby quilt!
Just like the birth of a new baby, the birth of a new quilt is an exciting time. There are some important facts to consider before the materials says hello to your machine and a quilt starts to form.

Baby Crib Quilt Tale via Iraq

handmade & homemade baby crib quilt

A new baby on the way, an anxious mother is in labor; the nervous father sits and waits for news on his long-awaited child. This is a familiar tale told each day in hundreds of hospitals around the world by millions of families and their respective doctors.
Quilts tell also many stories. Only this one will tell a different tale. This story has a new baby on the way and a mother giving birth, though there is no father with her by her side.


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