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Old 02-17-2013, 12:00 PM
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those of you who make quikts for infant carseats what size do you make them? i am wanting to make one for my sil and not sure what size to make it. and have u ever made it to attach to the car seat? i was thonking it should be around fq size. what do you guys do?
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Old 02-17-2013, 12:05 PM
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I don't think you are supposed to attach it to a carseat. Maybe just any size small quilt that will drape over the child and lay loose. I used smaller 40x40 quilts and up. It crossed my mind you might be thinking of a stroller quilt. Here is a link to one that can be tied for a stroller.
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Old 02-17-2013, 12:31 PM
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i have used 40x40 size for years with mine but always had a large bulk of folded blanket.was wanting to make a smaller quilt to fit the car seat better. and the attaching would be at the bottom for in the car to keep the child from pulling up to the nose-.
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I found directions for a car seat/baby carrier/stroller quilt on this site last spring. The quilt was 25" X 30". The tie were attached about 10" down from the top. If the recipient doesn't want to attach the quilt to a car seat, etc, the can clip them off and use the quilt however they wish. They are my favorite new baby gift.
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Here's a pattern from Moda bake shop for one.

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