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My first Baby Quilt

Old 02-15-2012, 08:56 AM
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Default My first Baby Quilt

Hi everyone. I saw a lovely free pattern for a full sized quilt from Wilmington Prints , took some elements from it, made the borders bigger and resized it for a babies cot. I appliquéd the butterflies on.
I had a few problems with it alright- the pale batik stretched on me,due to my errors with pressing so I bought a new iron now, and also my very first attempt at feathering which I did on the borders. I drew the feather spines on freehand, and then just winged it lol. I am sure there must be a better way to do this, as it was a bit hit and miss. I am still trying to get my stitches even in length and I know it takes a lot of practice. This will be my fourth quilt so far.
I would be really happy to get any tips from anyone that would help improve the next one.
Anyway the photos are below. Thanks again everyone.




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Old 02-15-2012, 09:15 AM
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A very charming quilt. Well done!
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Old 02-15-2012, 09:18 AM
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I love it, so beautiful. Wonderful job.
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Old 02-15-2012, 09:21 AM
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It's very pretty. I wish I could do as good. I think you did a good job.
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Old 02-15-2012, 09:22 AM
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That is just great! Love how you did the butterflies...great colors too. Can't wait to see more of your quilts
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Old 02-15-2012, 10:03 AM
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Very, very pretty
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Old 02-15-2012, 10:24 AM
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terrific job on the quilt and the quilting
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Old 02-15-2012, 10:28 AM
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You did a lovely job, it is so sweet a quilt and your quilting is beautiful, you go girl.
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Old 02-15-2012, 11:17 AM
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I think you did a wonderful job on the quilting! And it's a beautiful baby quilt!
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Old 02-15-2012, 11:19 AM
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I think you are rather hard on yourself. I also think that quilt is wonderful and the baby is going to feel so happy with it!
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