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learn to sew tips, binding, tools

When you think about quilting, you need to consider the baby quilt batting you are going to use for your quilts. There are three important considerations to review prior to choosing your baby quilt batting.  Each may depend on the materials you have chosen for the top and backing for the quilt, while others will …

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Cleaning and washing your baby quilts is important since they will get plenty of use from your newborn.  Babies tend to make a mess with their eating habits and dirty diapers.  Many times that new baby quilt just happens to get dirty and washing it is needed.  Here are 9 suggestions for cleaning and washing …

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print fabric

The best fabrics for handmade baby quilts are the ones that make those baby quilts irresistible, soft, and just perfect for the newborn. The question in your mind as you push the shopping cart up and down the crowded aisles of your favorite quilt shop is how to decide on the right coordinating fabric for …

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baby clothes quilt

Steps in making a baby clothes quilt are easy to follow. When finished, you will have made a keepsake baby quilt from outfits that you have been saving because they each have special sentimental value.   A lovely dress that a friend or family member has made for your little girl or the first outfit your …

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Handmade Baby Quilt, Nursery Rhymes, Embroidered Baby Quilt

The basics of learning how to quilt hundreds of different baby quilt patterns starts with the humble square.  This remarkably versatile and reassuringly easy to cut and sew piece is the building block for most intricately designed patchwork baby quilts. Because the shape and size of the pieces in the quilt patterns must be uniform, accuracy of the piecing …

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baby shower gifts, elephant blanket

Are you looking for baby shower gifts to cuddle and hug the new baby? If I could change the world:  Snuggle would be a term reserved not just for the very young, but those of all ages.   When a newborn comes into our lives, snuggling becomes part of the daily routine again.  To hold, love and …

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binding rolls

Choosing fabric for your baby quilt binding is the last and final opportunity to make your statement on your quilt.  Take a good look at the fabrics that you have chosen for your quilt.  Did you make one that is so soft and cuddly that is whispers lullabies, or have you created one that has …

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handmade baby quilts, veteran, family

Baby quilts tell many stories. The father, though nervous, stands by his wife.  They work together as the time approaches for them see and hold their long-awaited child.  The mother is in labor.  This is a tale, familiar to many around the world. Only this story has a different tale to tell.  A new baby …

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Handmade Baby Quilt, Lady Bugs, pink baby quilt for girls

The baby shower invitation just arrived in mail. Your best friend, a niece, your granddaughter or your closest friend’s daughter is having a baby.  The gift has to be special, a one-of-a-kind, not something that everyone else will purchase off the rack at some department store.    What can you do to make your gift not …

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abby on quilt

Every new mom has a story to tell about handmade baby quilts and new babies.  The road to holding her new baby in her arms are sometimes a bit bumpy.  Some roads are more rocky and longer than others. Handmade baby quilts tell many stories. As a mother of 4, I truly understand the long hard …

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