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Another Baby Quilt to a Baby!

There is something so satisfying as a quilter in seeing a quilt you made being used by a baby (a new person on earth!). Like in the post Baby Quilt for An Adventure Baby, I was fortunate enough to be provided with photos of a new person in a quilt I made.

This post is a follow up to my March 30th post What’s on the Design Wall (Another Baby Quilt), where I shared a baby quilt in progress.

Well the baby quilt got completed and given to my friend Marla during her visit a couple of weeks ago and she delivered the quilt to the new parents in Portland, Oregon. Marla was kind enough to take photos for me of the new baby, Azzy, in his new quilt!

First here is the completed quilt in my studioafter I did basic straight line quilting and pre-washed it for the new parents:

And now here is little Azzy in his new quilt (thanks Marla for the photo!):

I think I just want to make baby quilts as my new career and have a wall of photos of babies snuggled in the quilts I made (smile).


Postscript

At the end of April I was honored to be featured on Maker Monday on the Instagram page of @blkmakersmatter.

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You can read more of my responses to the interview questions posted on the Instagram post at https://www.instagram.com/p/COIprqNlCDI/ or you can find all the screenshots on my Textile Adventures page.

31 thoughts on “Another Baby Quilt to a Baby!”

  1. I love those lively colors for a baby quilt. And the straight-line quilting is a good choice here. I can meander and free-motion but find straight-line quilting more difficult. Good job!

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  2. Yes, baby quilts are the best (especially when you’re quilting on a domestic machine…)! It’s a warm hug that they can use for a very long time.

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  3. Baby quilts aren’t just for babies anymore – couldn’t resist saying that, but it’s true. Sometimes the snuggliness is for the quilter while in ‘maker-mode’.
    Oh, and we must be Bernie-Sisters.
    I love my Bernina, too!
    🙂

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