Author name: The Baby Quilt Lady

Kinsley pinning quilt

Here are the 10 days of learning to quilt as I helped my granddaughter make her first baby quilt. Remember learning anything new takes time and patience . Day 1 – Think back to the days of learning to drive.  You just don’t jump into the driver’s seat and take off.  Learning to drive is …

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deer quilt detail

The doctor gives the mother the good news that her baby is on the way.  From this moment on the mother and child have a special bond. There is no better way to mark that joy and excitement than choosing a special children’s handmade quilts for the nursery.  The mother starts early to decorate the …

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peach bunnies and flowers

Welcome to our baby barnyard friends.  There is no time like the present to introduce a newborn to animals of the farm.  Each animal quilt is a special, lovely, and enjoyable way to cuddle and grow up with. A special gift – a soft, handmade baby quilt with animals from the barnyard. Let’s first check …

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handmade quilt fabric

New baby quilt patterns are on the top of my list now that summer is here. I used 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 …

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grammie and granddaughter

Unique baby quilts for the next generation don’t just materialize without time spent and hard work.  Time needs to be spent teaching the next generation to ensure that they will preserve the beautiful art of quilting. As a wide-eyed 8-year-old, I recalled the days of standing next to my grandmother’s quilt frame. I watched her …

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cabinet for baby quilt fabric

You just found fabric on sale for your handmade baby crib quilts, but it is 90 degrees outside.  Now, you need tips for storing it.  Quilters who make handmade baby quilts do so in their own unique way, but they all share the same guilty pleasure: Buying huge amounts of fabric for future projects. Stockpiling …

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animal i spy quilt

The super soft flannel is comforting, but the colorful patches are teachers. The Baby Quilt Lady assembles the squares in a puzzle format, so little people sharpen their perception skills by searching the quilt for the matching squares. It is fun and it fills some of the long time indoors with an absorbing, noiseless thing …

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Sunflowers Wheelchair Quilt

“Let’s end the cliche of the boring plaid blanket that has been used by those in wheelchairs for so many years,” says The Baby Quilt Lady, from her Florida-based sewing room. “The time has come for wheelchair occupants to assert their individuality with one-of-kind designs created exclusively for them.” Herr Unique Baby Quilt Boutique business …

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Handmade Baby Quilt, Personalized Lady Bugs, pink and brown quilt

Ladybugs in handmade baby quilts are perfect for little girls. Creepy-crawly things are not always cause for joy, but ladybugs are an exception. These cute little polka-dotted insects are so pleasing to see that they have been incorporated into artful creations from coffee mugs to earrings to baby quilts! On handmade baby quilts, cheerful little …

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