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Thread: Surprise Baby Quilt

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    Last fall I made a nice, fluffy (although, heavy) baby biscuit quilt for a childhood friend's baby shower, forgetting that she lives in the South now and a heavy quilt is not ideal for those temps. She instead bought quilt hangers and hung it up on the nursery wall. That could have been the end of it but I felt bad. She didn't say anything to make me feel that way, by any means, but I feel babies need blankies to cuddle with. That led me to make this new quilt, just after the baby was born. I'm going to ship it out this week and the new mom has no idea.

    The full view of the new quilt.
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    A close up of one of the outfits, with a 3D hankie hanging out of the pocket.
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    The fluffy ducky I made with extra soft fleece and some extra batting stuffed in the body. There's extra batting stuffed in the cloud, as well, to make it 3D.
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    Sooooo cute! What a great friend you are.

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    Very cute idea!!!

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    This is so sweet, I would probably have to hang it as well. Can't imagine using anything so special.

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    Some more pics.

    I hid some FMQ butterflies in the stippling.
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    I hid some FMQ butterflies in the stippling
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    I hid some FMQ butterflies in the stippling
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    A D O R A B L E !!

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    Really cute!! She'll be so surprised, tho she may want to hang this one too, it has all the pertinent info of the baby. Is this an original design? Love it!!

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    That is so cute

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    Wonderful!!!
    This is so terriffic, such a wonderful imagination you have and you did a fantastic job of bringing it to life!!!
    I love it!!!

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    And some more pics.

    The 3D cloud.
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    This was the first quilt, the one she hung up.
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    Quite hefty, huh?
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