Keepsake Handmade Baby Quilt

  When you’re looking for the perfect baby shower gift, you want something completely different from everything else in the stack.  Think penguins to get you there. Here’s why:  Penguins Are Media Stars.   Movies such as Happy Feet, The Penguins of Madagascar and Mr. Popper’s Penguins have put this lovable bird right smack in the …

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pink peace baby quilt

From My Hands — To Your Heart As a designer of many a unique keepsake handmade quilt for babies, this quote, “From my hands — to your heart!” was just perfect.  I thought of all the little ones that would snuggle in my handmade quilts on those cold winter nights or could play on the …

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Frogs have always been celebrities away from the swamp, so they’re natural stars on handmade baby quilts for boys and girls. Back in the day, it was Mr. Toad in “The Wind and the Willows” who had fame beyond the lily pad. Now, Kermit is a media superstar, and dozens of frog characters populate comic books, …

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Handmade Baby Quilt, Embroidered, Just Dance, pink quilt with ballet shoes

Jump-start the dance life of your favorite newborn with a keepsake handmade quilt made with ballet slippers. This is just the unusual design you’ve been waiting for: Something different from the usual prints on homemade baby quilts for boys and girls. Saucy ballet slippers, arranged in one-of-a-kind designs will have the newest little twinkle-toes in …

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To use an old show biz expression, handmade baby quilts have legs. Just like a hit Broadway show, baby boutique quilts have staying power. Now that’s a great virtue when you’re thinking about buying a gift for a baby shower or a newborn’s arrival because your gift is the one that will be treasured throughout …

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Thank you to all those servicemen and women, veterans or active today and their families, for your dedication and service to our country. Read this blog, about one of your own young men and his family…

A baby quilt makes the room complete. Since a baby spend more than half of their little life sleeping, cuddling in a warm, snuggly handmade baby quilt will be just perfect.

Wonderful! You have the fabric and patterns laid out for various baby quilts that you could make but the one that sticks out and you really would like to tackle is appliqué. Whether you have quilted before or not, the project of an appliqué quilt can be a challenge. Here are successful techniques that will help you feel comfortable and not feel frustrated to the point that you are ready to give up on your first try.

The start of a new school year is like the beginning steps to the designing of any of my baby quilts.
Today began my 39th year as an elementary classroom teacher. It was wonderful to watch the excitement of those young ladies and gentleman as they nervously entered my classroom this morning, and anxiously awaited what the school day bring and how the new school year would unfold.

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