Friday, 17 June 2011

Baby Quilt

The actual quilting of the baby quilt is done! and it looks ok... as long as you don't get too close...  I just have to trim the wadding and bind the sides, but first I need a baby name to embroider on it!

I quilted diagonal lines and also quilted around a few of the squares, picked out some of the patterns on the fabric and quilted three hearts.

(for the finished quilt go here!)


  1. I would love to receive such a quilt, it's beautiful. Well done, a labour of love.
    (word verification: catims!)

  2. you are amazing. its the imperfections that make these things more special, embrace them!

    xo em

  3. What a gorgeous quilt! I have yet to learn to hand quilt, but I have a class coming up. Any tips for a beginner?

  4. thank you for the nice comments. Ruth? I'm pretty much a beginner too.. have done the patchwork for 3quilts so far and am on my fourth, but this baby quilt is the first one i've actually quilted. i was a bit worried about the quiting bit because when i read about the stitching it made no sense at all! in the end it was easier than i thought and i could see myself getting better at it as i went along. I did buy a quilting hoop which made things easier, and used a small needle too!

  5. The quilt looks beautiful! Can't believe you still call yourself a beginner!!

    Jill @ Creating my way to Success

  6. Hey that's so lovely...the recipient will be very honored I am sure.

  7. Lovely little the stitching....

  8. I recognise that little IKEA rabbit :) What a lovely quilt. Beautiful!

    Astrid x


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