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Thread: Elephants on Parade baby quilt

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    Senior Member MawMaw B's Avatar
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    Here is my latest baby quilt. I got the idea from Fons and Porter's baby Quilts magazine, Fall 2010. I used the What a Hoot quilt as my inspiration, but the mother likes elephants. Fabric mostly came from my Walmart, with a few pieces from Hobby Lobby and Crate and Barrel. It is machine pieced and quilted with some hand quilting for contrast. One thing I wished I'd done different is not use fusible for the center elephant. I find that it is stiff, even after washing.

    Elephants on Parade
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    center close up
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    label and backing
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    I love elephants! The polka dots are fabulous.

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    cute :-)

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    Very cute

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    Lovely!! Fabrics are so fresh looking!!

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    What a great quilt! It's so cute! Great job!

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    Very cute love the fabrics.

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    So adorable!!

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    I have that fabric - lady ahead of me at JoAnn's was getting some. I saw it and told the clerk not to put it away just yet. :lol: It is such cute fabric and your quilt is precious. :thumbup:

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    Cute quilt!

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