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Wholecloth Baby Quilt

Wholecloth, my hand-dyed fabric, my design, freehand quilting, … is there more to say?

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For a sweet great-nephew who has been waiting awhile for his quilt.

100% cotton top, 100% Hobbs cotton batting, 100% cotton flannel on the back.  So warm & cuddly as I hand-sewed the binding down in the evenings.

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And he likes it!  So precious.

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Spiced Chai

This pattern is from a new book, Vintage Quilt Revival.  This quilter used new linen-like cotton fabrics now available in quilt shops and they are so pretty!!  Great visual texture and they feel wonderful.  Look for them at your local quilt shop.

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This is all hand-guided free hand quilting customized to her wishes.  Of course, all hand-guided quilting has a touch of uniqueness to the quilter, much like hand-writing has a bit of each individual that shines out.

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I really loved watching this quilt come to life as I quilted it.  With the name, Spiced Chai, and the quilting on Monday morning, I was reminded of a warm mug of hot cocoa… and had one for a snack later!

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My great-niece saw some photos of this quilt and just couldn’t choose which color in this area she liked best!

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The blocks are 15″ and the quilt is 60″ square.  Lovely, simple, modern.  This pattern would be so unique to you depending on your fabrics.

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