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Sleepy Time Lambs quilt for baby Julia

Old 11-06-2010, 07:08 PM
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I'm new to quilting - and self taught through reading books and watching tutorials online. I have never done applique before but really wanted to try this little crib sized quilt for my new grand daughter. I was so excited with working on it but wanted to keep it a secret until it was done. Boy that was tough for me because with each step I did I fell in love with it even more. My dear hubby, bless his heart, listened to a lot of my oohs and ahhs as well as "what do you think?" questions. Each step was exciting to me and I really learned a lot along the way. I hand quilted everything except along the outer edges of each box containing the sheep and flowers - I cheated and machine quilted them. My son and daughter-in-law were so excited to receive the Sleepy Time Lambs quilt for little Miss Julia (now 8 weeks old). I'm anxious to do more applique work now that I've accomplished this one.

Sleepy Time Lambs

Close up of the hand quilting around the sheep

Shows the hand quilting around each heart and box
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How adorable! You did a great job.
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So precious!!! WOW!! I love it too!
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Oh how wonderful! :thumbup:
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You have every right to be proud. Good Job. Such a sweet quilt.:)
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Old 11-06-2010, 07:16 PM
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You did a great job
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Old 11-06-2010, 07:24 PM
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Adorable. You did a great job.
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Heirloom for sure.
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Old 11-06-2010, 08:07 PM
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Awww this quilt is sooo sweet! I love those furry lambs and the handquilting is beautiful :D:D:D
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WoW!!!! What a lucky little girl that is getting this quilt.
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