Wednesday, January 26, 2011

LATEST BABY CLOTHES QUILT

I just put my latest baby clothes quilt in the mail to my customer. Every quilt project is different and has it's own challenges. This quilt includes a lot of older baby clothes belonging to the customer as well as garments that her children had worn. Some of the older garments required a bit different handling than the newer ones. I know that this quilt will bring back a lot of memories for this super customer.


I appliqued a number of pieces from items that weren't big enough for their own blocks. I love this one from a daughter's baby underwear. Sooo cute!

This is another piece from her son's items. A hat, I believe. I cut a circle of the fabric and appliqued it to some matching solid fabric.


I backed the quilt with some nifty fabric from Debbie Mumm. It picks up the different colors from the clothing and has a nice pattern. It also made the bloom very pretty.


Stay tuned as I will be doing other quilts for this customer using a great variety of garments.


4 comments:

  1. Barbara..I really like this one, the colors worked well together, and your little "touches" like with the applique are darling. Great job.

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  2. This is another wonderful baby quilt. Love them all!

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  3. Beautiful job, Barbara! Love the bloom from the raggy edges.

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