Thursday, January 30, 2020

January Finishes - Baby Quilts & a Pincushion

It seems babies come in groups - well that is what seems to happen for me...My youngest's partner has two female cousins who are expecting babies this month - one has arrived and one will be here on the 28th.

So, of course, I had to make quilts for each.  We have always know the second one was a boy - I saw the ultrasound pic - there is absolutely no doubt about that one - LOL - the other was was an "unknown" - and now we know it is also a boy.  It will be lovely for them to grow up together as the whole family is very close.

I have tried to use some of what I already have - but I did buy the orange in both of these and the borders.


Baby 1:
This largely made from left overs from a quilt that Maureen made for my eldest daughter when she had little Luka.  I was able to buy a few more to add to the collection.


For the backing I chose this fun print.

Baby 2:
The dad is fond of Tonka trucks and I was able to source some fabric with the trucks on it.. And I couldn't resist the other truck fabric

The couple also have 2 dogs, so I thought this backing was great.


I also made Mrs Pinny. (strictly speaking Ms. Pinny Cush by Amy Bradley Designs)

I originally made 3 of these as gifts in 2015 (here) for various people and didn't quite get around to making one for me.


There is a bit more happening here . . . .but I don't think there will be any more January finishes.

8 comments:

  1. Both baby boy quilts are gorgeous and sew is Miss Pinny....

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  2. Wonderful finishes for January...well done...xox

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  3. Those quilts are wonderful! And Miss Pinny is rather fun x

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  4. Two lovely quilts, always so thoughtful when you put them together to find just the right fabrics.... Miss Pinny is a hoot!
    Hugz

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  5. Lovely happy quilts Susan for two little boys. Miss Pinny is cute xx

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  6. Love Mrs Pinky, she is very cute. The quilts you have made are lovely, backing fabric perfect. There are Chows on the dog fabric!!!! I have never seen chowchows on dog fabric before. 😁😁

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  7. Gorgeous baby quilts Susan! Love the fabrics you used! I need to make a couple of baby quilts for babies that are ... ahem... nearly 6 months old I think! Thanks for the inspiration :) xx

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