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Old 06-06-2012, 12:53 PM
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I have a baby shower to go to in Aug. I have it marked on my calendar. I happened to look at the actual invitation and the shower is this month - June and this Sunday! Today is Wed. I have an all day obligation this Sat. My sewing room is non usable at the moment - new flooring is being installed. Oh my. The young mom knows I'm making her a baby quilt as she is a dear friend of my DD. I have the fabric bought so that is one plus. My pattern will be changed for sure. I don't have to have it done for the shower but I feel like such a doofus for getting the date screwed up in a big way. The baby will be born before August. I am challenging myself to have it done by Sunday. I'm thinking Warm Wishes pattern with alternating pinwheel blocks. I saw a picture of one made this way on this board and it's very nice for a baby quilt.
http://www.quiltingboard.com/picture...5.html#4456950

The pattern is free http://www.colormequilted.com/images...Rail_Fence.pdf
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Old 06-06-2012, 01:20 PM
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Old 06-06-2012, 01:25 PM
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What a fun pattern! Look forward to seeing what you make.

Chances are you were thinking that way, thinking the shower was to be after the baby was born!
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Oh thank you, thank you, THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I saw this pattern a while ago--thought I had printed and saved it but for the life of me I couldn't find it! Must be time to make it my next quilt!
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Old 06-06-2012, 03:27 PM
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Thanks for sharing the pattern. Your quilt is beautiful! What a neat idea for a wedding gift. Good luck on finishing the baby quilt. We all confuse dates sometimes. At least you realized it in time.
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Old 06-07-2012, 06:12 AM
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Why not just do a rail fence. It would work up much faster and you would not be so stressed to do the extra work (pinwheels). I just made one for my daughter with 1 1/2" strips. I cut the width of fabric in half to work with 22" instead of the full 42". The smaller length was much easier to iron and keep straight. Good Luck.
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Old 06-07-2012, 12:59 PM
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I agree, I'd be doing a rail fence for sure. Once the strips are sewn, the blocks are done! You know how to do them; they can be set in so many different ways....here's one (just disregard the pattern instructions for your purpose.)

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