The sonogram has confirmed that the baby is going to be a girl! It seemed like yesterday, but actually yesterday was my granddaughter’s 1st birthday. A year ago this Grandma started to pull out the fabrics choices and designed a baby quilt. Actually, Grandma made two for Abby. With extra fabric, burp cloths in the …
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Baby Quilt Design Puzzles
When designing a new baby quilt, there is material all over my sewing room. Once I settle on my pattern, then I can put away a few of the piles and choose the right fabric. But first I must contend with the blues to my right, greens to the left, and the soft baby pinks that are within reach straight ahead.
“Blessed are the Quilters for they are the piece makers” that can be used in the handmade baby quilts. Quilters sure can make a lot of small pieces from their handmade baby quilts very quickly. It seems like we enjoy going to our favorite quilt shops, buying the most gorgeous yards of fabrics for their …
“She who dies with the most fabric… wins!”
To be a quilter you have to be in love with fabric. You drive down the road and your car just knows that there is a fabric store in the area.
“One yard of fabric, like one cookie, is never enough!”
When designing a new baby quilt, the choice of fabric is so essential to my design. I sit for hours in quiet solitude with my “stash” just rummaging through the piles of organized chaos. I keep my materials together by color, but from that point the rest is truly a decision unique to each and every handmade baby quilt that I design.