The Right Baby Shower Gift

You need just the right baby shower gift.  One that will not be tossed in the pile at the baby shower and be lost and forgotten, or be carelessly opened and set aside while the new mother-to-be goes on to hurriedly unwrapping the next unwrapped gift.   How can you find a better way to make your hard-earned dollars be well spent on a gift of a lifetime?  That gift is a unique handmade baby quilt.

A handmade baby quilt gives comfort, security, and warmth to the new little one.  A custom handmade baby quilt becomes a family keepsake, to be treasured always.  Expecting a baby is a wonderful and happy time in every woman’s life, so the gift of a baby quilt will be treasured for a lifetime. These quilts make wonderful baby shower gifts that can be used, by the baby boy or girl to cuddle with it at nap time or on the go in the stroller or car, used for toddler bedding, on the floor or in a playpen for extra comfort and warmth.

Help a new mother-to-be celebrate her pregnancy, or someone you know that’s expecting, by giving a beautiful handmade baby quilt; it will certainly be enjoyed for many years to come.

A handmade baby quilt can be custom made with specific baby nursery theme or colors, personalized for the baby, made with the favorite clothes or outfits that the baby once wore, or any other unique idea that you might have in mind.

You don’t have to be an expert quilter to make the right baby shower gift.  First, you need to select the material for the handmade baby quilt.  If you’re not sure of a theme or color design you might prefer, take a trip to your local fabric store, or go on line to the one of the many retail dealers to scan and collect ideas, and simply choose from the many handmade baby quilt patterns available.  If this is your first attempt at the art of quilting, it is best to keep your quilt pattern simple and easily sewn. Choose basic colors that are appropriate for the baby’s gender, unless you do not know that, then pastel yellow or white is a safe choice.  Be sure you carefully wash and lightly iron all fabrics before you start to cut the fabrics.

You are not a quilter.  Don’t fret.  Finding a handmade baby quilt online is an easy task.  Use the keywords: handmade baby quilt.   These 3 words will take you to websites of many talented quilters, who are selling their baby quilts, and are moms who know from personal experience what babies want and need.   Most quilts are easy to care for; just machine wash warm, tumble dry low and remove promptly.  Many are unique, one-of-a-kind, handmade baby quilts in a variety of original and innovative designs. How simple can finding that right baby shower gift be?

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