Designing a Handmade Baby Quilt

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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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Binding bewilderment puts makers of homemade baby quilts in a bind. There’s a great big obstacle that keeps many makers of handmade baby quilts from finishing their projects. They love to buy the fabrics, and their minds are filled with ideas for baby keepsake quilt patterns, so they go to work assembling the major components …

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Handmade baby quilts with starburst motif are extra-special gifts. So you want to give the new little misses in your life presents they’ll really appreciate. Hand-made baby quilts are versatile gifts that will do just that. The first thing they’ll enjoy is the comfort these super-soft baby flannel quilts provide. When it’s time to cuddle …

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Quilters who make handmade baby quilts for sale do so in their own unique way, but they all share the same guilty pleasure: Buying huge amounts of fabric for future projects. Stockpiling goes with the territory.  It’s not just a frivolous habit.  First, there’s the economic factor. No one is going to pass up potentially …

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Handmade Baby Quilt, Pink and Grey Elephants, Embroidered Baby Quilt

Is a new baby on the way? As the Grandmother, what would be the perfect baby gift to give your new grandchild?  For this grandmother, it would be a handmade baby quilt. The announcement of a new baby brings many changes to our lives. As a Grandmother, you want the best for your grandchild.  Starting …

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Does standing in my closest looking for something to wear for the day gave me an inspiration for new handmade baby quilts? To be honest, pink is just not my color and I was tired of all my blue tops so I found a bright yellow and brown sweater set that was perfect for today’s …

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Learning anything new always takes time and patience just as learning to quilt.  Here are the 12 days of learning to quilt as I have helped a friend make her first baby quilt. Day 1 – Think back to the days of learning to drive.  You just don’t jump into the driver’s seat and take …

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t shirt quilt. memory quilt

Easy steps in sewing a t-shirt quilt. Interested? Old shirts transformed into a t-shirt quilt can be a lifetime of memories. Here are a few pointers to follow when sewing a t-shirt quilt: The instructions are based on a 15″ finished square T-shirt block. The quilt will eventually have the same sized quilt block with fabric …

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dinosaur quilt

The process of designing a new baby quilt is much like designing a new website.  I have found both of these crafts to make a baby quilt take creativity, organization, and hard work to make the final product a success.  From start to finish a new quilt starts with an idea, one that a quilter …

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As I sat and watched the US football (soccer) game in the Olympics, I was reminded of the passion in the eyes of the players, the coaches, and the fans.  The love of the sport goes far beyond the point in the goal.  As a “soccer Mom” of 3 boys and a go-getter lady, I …

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