A lovely quick baby quilt.
I’m delivering my third baby quilt for Maggie’s Place this afternoon. The recipient of this one requested blue, gray, white, plaid, and stripes. I quilted it in wide wavy lines to soften the straight edges; the man of the the house said it reminds me of the ocean, which was nice of him to say. I also quilted down the seam of every other stripe to reinforce it a little. I ran out of the cloud-like flannel backing so added in a bit of the leftover sailboat fabric, which works with the ocean waves theme. The finished quilt is 65″ x 46″. (I’ve been making these “baby quilts” larger than traditional crib size for versatility as the babies grow.)
I enjoyed piecing this one with a new technique I hadn’t tried before that doesn’t involve much cutting. I snipped into the fabric at the edge then tore it the rest…
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