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Finished the baby quilt for my nephew (pics!)!!!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by ChevygirlBeth, Oct 6, 2008.

  1. I finally finished my baby quilt for my sister's little baby boy last week. It took me about a month and a half to complete (around work and farming). It was machine pieced and hand quilted. I know it's not perfect (it's only my 3rd quilt so far), but I had a lot of fun working on this quilt! I now feel kind of lost not carrying it around with me so I could work on it any time I was sitting still!
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    Here's a close up of the barnyard fabric... it has chickens on it!
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    Oh and here's a picture of the recipient, my little nephew, Lane. Isn't he absolutely adorable?
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  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    What a lucky kid.

    You've got talent young lady.
     
  3. hatchaholic

    hatchaholic Songster

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    The quilt is beautiful. I wish I could do that...I've been wanting to learn, but never enough time.

    And, your nephew is adorable!!
     
  4. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Songster

    Apr 17, 2008
    Poconos, PA
    The quilt is fantastic! [​IMG] I made one similar for my cousin's first born.

    Adorable baby [​IMG]
     
  5. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member 11 Years

    Awesome! Feels great to finish a quilt, doesnt it?
     
  6. tabsmonsters

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    Wow, that is really very nice!! I have never tried hand quilting, is it very hard and do you follow a pattern or just freehand it? Amazing job!!![​IMG] Your nephew is such a cutie pie! My nephew is also named Lane.
     
  7. steffpeck

    steffpeck Songster

    Mar 25, 2007
    Erda, UT
    Very, very nice!!! Adorable nephew also!!!
     
  8. Thanks everyone!! [​IMG] Oh and I forgot to mention... Lane is 2 months old today! I am in love with that little guy... and so is DH (now he thinks we need one of our own!! I'm trying to convince him to wait a little while, we've only been married a little over 3 months!)

    Quote:Yes it does... but it also feels empty! I get attached to them! I guess that means it is time to start on the next project. [​IMG]


    Quote:I don't find it hard to do (although I do beat up my fingers because I often forget to use my thimble). I didn't have a pattern... I kind of make things up as I go. I use a fabric marker or pencil to hand draw whatever I want to quilt. On this one I made cursive L's in the large squares and barns and fences around the border. I got more creative with this one than the others I have made. Your nephew is a named Lane, too! How neat is that? How old is he?
     
  9. tabsmonsters

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    Quote:I think I might be able to do that, key word is think, lol! My nephew is 9 monthsold and a cutie as well!
     
  10. Beautiful girl ! I wish my hands would let me quilt...I would love to be able to for my grandbabies, I am getting 3 granddaughters all within 5 months this year ! Good work !
     

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