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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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Handmade Baby Quilt, Quilting Tips, Ribbons

Think safety when choosing handmade baby quilts for boys and girls, because some quilts could be risky business. How come? The devil is in the details What’s got the potential for trouble are the adorable ribbons, laces, buttons and bows that embellish the design of some custom handmade quilts for babies. Sure they can jack up …

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handmade quilt fabric, minky fabric

What’s in the Name? Minky fabrics often play a big part in making handmade baby quilts extra special, but few who use the super-soft cloth and those who get minky  baby quilts as gifts have any idea how it got the name. Guess that the luxurious feel of a mink coat is the inspiration for …

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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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How to Store Baby Quilts, stay away from moisture when storing baby quilts, sunlight damages baby quilts, protect baby quilts with a cotton sheet.

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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learn to sew tips, binding

When precious time, beautiful and often time expensive fabric, plus a lovely and perfect machine or hand quilted design has been applied to the quilt top, making the right quilt binding is important. Give your quilt a new look for the binding by creating a pieced bias binding.  This type of quilt binding is made …

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