One of the flits led to fabric pulls for very small baby quilts in preparation for our new family addition.
I really was only intending to pull fabric to hold aside. I didn't plan to actually make the quilt tops but I couldn't help myself. Those fabrics just looked to good to leave unworked - esp those wee foxes!
Totally inspired by this quilt on Pinterest I set to work chopping up little bricks 3" wide and of varying lengths.
Then, I paper pieced some little sail boats, forgetting as a I drafted my pattern than I should have done so in reverse. Aw well, my boats are just sailing in a different direction but I'm sure the baby will never know.
This little quilt top measures 36.5" x 38.5" just big enough for a car seat, crib or a pram cover and I LOVE it!!!!
Once that was done, I couldn't wait to whip up a similar girl option because I don't know which I'm having and our Health Trust has a policy of not disclosing the baby's gender.
Back to the stash and I chose pretty pastels this time
and made little 6" versions of my Bee Blessed heart tutorial to replace the sailboats. Aren't they sweet?
I love this one too
and some of the fabrics I included are really cute!
I have basted the quilts (after some