Monday, September 22, 2014

Another Baby Quilt

I just started working on another baby quilt but this one is very special - it is for our first great grandchild who will be born in January.  Just found out it's a BOY and his mother would like a nautical theme to go with his navy and white nursery.

First block - I found a better "water" fabric - notice the rick rack?
Partial blocks - I'm using paper piecing to get the sails just right

Idea came from this quilt found on Pinterest


I need to find some bright red/white/blue plaids - anyone know where to find some??  My LQS and JoAnn's don't seem to have any - always a great idea with an out of season/style fabric!  I shall continue to search...
 
Hope you are having a good sewing week and enjoying the change of seasons.  The maples up here are turning but still about 2-3 weeks until peak color.  Linking up with Judy and her DWM...
 
Happy Stitching,
Judy

 

4 comments:

  1. Love the ric rac addition to an already cute block. :)

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  2. I love nautical themed quilts especially sailboats. Have you tried looking online for reds, and blues. Some online shops carry assorted fat quarters.

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  3. Too cute! Sorry for being late to the party - too much sick stuff going on... and I specially had looked for some additions for your quilt. Well, the mail will have to do...

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