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Thread: Itsy Bitsy Spider Quilt

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    Member spindreams's Avatar
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    I just made this quilt for my 3 year old nephew for Christmas. The quilt was fairly easy, especially using black fusable bias tape and a double needle to sew it. But the spider and the sun, my own designs, were a challenge! My seam ripper got lots of use.

    It measures 60" square, with a combination of machine and hand quilting. The idea came from one of Georgia Bonisteel's books, although I changed it quite a bit. My nephew lives overseas, so I don't see him much, but when he was here last August we played Itsy Bitsy Spider with our fingers alot.

    Thanks for letting me share. I look at all your gorgeous pictures of your quilts every time I am on this site. You all inspire me!

    J.

    The spider and the sun attch with little velcro circles, to remove and replace along with the words of the rhyme
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    The sun has my Nephew's photo on it
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    hand quilted spiders
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    That is toooo cute !!!

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    Wow, that's really nice. Great job!

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    Way cute!

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    Such a cute idea:)

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    I love it! I love how you put his picture in the sun! What a fun quilt :D:D:D

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    What a really cute quilt!!! Great job!

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    That's so unique - my little GS would love it too! Great job, thank you for sharing!

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    Wow, very cute! He will absolutely love it. Good job.

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    I hate spiders, always have. Couldn't even play this game as a child. But I have to say your quilt is just as cute as can be and I think I could keep my aracnaphobia in check playing itsy bitsy spider with this quilt!

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