Finishing First

I am working on the baby blanket today,  I figured that I needed to get it done today, so that it is ready to go.  Above it is pictured half quilted.  This time I am quilting it one way and the crossing it the other way to make squares.

Here I am working on marking the next row to be top stitched.  I am marking it rather then freeform sewing so that my top stitching meat up at the corners of the squares.  Its a bit time consuming to do it this way but it looks really cute!

Here the quilting is all done, you can see some of the lines still, but within a day or so they will disappear, they will also go away when I wash it.  I love disappearing ink markers for sewing, they are awesome for lines that you need to sew but don’t need to show!…lol

Here is the back of the quilt, the little dots are actually a raised surface, its really soft, being Minky fabric.  I think I will use some of the left overs of this to make part of some tag blankets as the texture of this fabric is great!

And finally, here is the completed quilt!  I am so happy with it, the quilt measures 37″ square and will keep baby very cosy!


2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Pam
    Jul 18, 2010 @ 22:39:25

    Very, very cuddly for sure! I love minky! Why not make a softee (stuffed bear or other item…just a thought! lol…
    beautiful quilt and baby and Mom will love it!



  2. Shelley Prasad
    Jul 19, 2010 @ 19:40:29

    It is beautiful Lindsay! What a lucky baby, all cosy and warm!


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