Saturday, 3 March 2012

"The Happy Quilt"

My daughter has been picking up some baby stuff that I have been storing for her, one of them being one of my all time favorite quilts, The Happy Quilt. I made it for grandson No1 (2006 or 2007), the bear shamelessly inspired by a card and therefore sadly never to be published anywhere.

It’s a small quilt to be used for the pram. My daughter wanted something baby-ish in soft light blues, so I made another quilt in her colours. This one was more for my own enjoyment. One day I’ll get around to stitching a sleeve to the back so it can be hung on a wall, but for now it will be used for the brand new baby. Thank goodness colour preferences are not a constant.

The young ones will be coming over soon to stay overnight. Mom could use an uninterrupted night of sleep, and I could do with some down time.

Have a lovely weekend!

7 comments:

  1. Den quilten blir alla glad av att se!!!

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  2. Blue color soft baby-ish look so beautiful.I really like this designs in this fabrics.Thanx to share with us.

    myob training sydney

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  3. Amazing quilt. It is almost like a winter sky with all its colors!!

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  4. Adorable! Wonderful colors and very cuddly!

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  5. Herlig quilt med bamsefjesene på :-)
    Ønsker deg en strålende helg.
    Quilteklem

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  6. I love how the bear is "looking up" - checking the breeze? The blues are wonderful. Another new baby! How wonderful.
    Hugs!

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  7. Such a cute bear quilt. Have fun with those boys! We just spent last night with our granddaughter and it was so much fun.

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