Thursday, 23 August 2012

Oh Baby!

About a month ago my niece gave birth to her second little boy.  I also received some fantastic fabric designed by Helz Cuppleditch with which to make something for the baby.  What with one thing and another, the process got delayed a bit but had to be done before the child started kindergarten!

As one of the pieces of fabric had a whole pictoral design on it, and as I already had a suitably sized piece of batting, I decided a quilt was the way to go.  I do not profess to be a very proficient machine sewer - me and machines do not go together well, possibly because I have a tendency to rush things.  However, I am very pleased with my efforts here, despite having managed to create an unwanted pleat on the back while sewing round the squares (I did unpick it and start again!), a few slightly wonky lines,  and various pin-related injuries resulting in bloodshed.
I just need to hand-sew the remainder of the back of the border, give it a press and it's good to go. 

Now my nephew's fiancee is pregnant, but at least I have another six months in which to plan quilt No.2!


Soggibottom said...

I think this is such a beautiful design for a baby boy. Looks good to me :-)
I bet the little guy and his mum will love it
:-) X X X

Helz Cuppleditch said...

Thanks for the link-up Caroline! I think you are VERY clever to turn your hand to sewing as well as all your other talents! Helz x

Magpie Magic said...

Very sweet. :-) xoxo