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Old 01-21-2009, 06:34 PM
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Ok everyone. I just found out two of my nieces are going to have babies in the summer. One is going to have twins. I need to get busy making baby quilts. Does anyone have any patterns they would suggest. Any help would be great.
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Old 01-21-2009, 06:36 PM
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Warm Wishes is a great one--looks good and it's fast! There's a link to a post called Warm Wishes in here somewhere... I think Shadow posted it.
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Old 01-22-2009, 03:00 AM
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I am a great advocate of the Disappearing 9 Patch! It is so easy. If you Google it, or do a search on here, you will find lots of examples and instructions.

Izy made a beautiful scrappy one:

http://www.quiltingboard.com/posts/list/11026.page

DJ made a yummy bright one:
http://www.quiltingboard.com/posts/list/10965.page

And this is the one I got finished in one week using Amy Butler charm squares:

http://www.quiltingboard.com/posts/list/30/11281.page

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Old 01-22-2009, 03:23 AM
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Oh my and congrates on being a great auntie.
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Old 01-22-2009, 04:30 AM
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I vote for Warm Wishes also. You can find it on the McCall's website, under free patterns. I like that you can make any fabric the emphasis...

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Old 01-22-2009, 08:29 AM
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I just finished this one. It's called Square Dance from Bit's n Pieces. It went together very quickly, and it was fun to do!

http://www.quiltingboard.com/posts/list/15518.page
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Old 01-22-2009, 08:55 AM
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Tumbling Blocks? :D
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Old 01-22-2009, 01:23 PM
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I love Yellow Brick Road
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Old 01-22-2009, 05:02 PM
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I love baby quilts in bright colors. I think they need the stimulation, so I made this one of batik sample fabrics I bought by the pound on eBay. The piece at the end is coordinated fabric for the backing with bubbles that happens to be a perfect match...found at JoAnn's. The quilt pattern is called "Twist and Shout". Kind of goes together like a log cabin.
:?: Now I'd like to bind it by just bringing the backing fabric around to the front and topstitching it. Does anyone know how much wider I should cut the backing. I have about 4 inches all the way around. Lots of batting to be trimmed off .
PS.....it looks like the picture didn't get attached. I guess I don't know how to do it right. Sorry!
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I LOVE what Izzy does for baby quilts.... sweet! I am saving that idea for a special baby!

http://www.quiltingboard.com/posts/list/13986.page
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