One Block Quilt

Hi!

So I know a few (I’m running out of fingers on one hand to count them now) people right now that are pregnant.  I mean, the fever is rising all around me, I’m hoping to stave it off for at least a little bit longer.  Just let me get tiny again, that’s all I want!

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Laughed a little harder than I should have…and cried haha!!!

So I have two little quilts I need to crank out ASAP, so I consulted the devil and I found Amy Smart’s We All Sew Lone Star baby quilt tutorial.  I was thrilled, because I’ve been sitting over here fretting over my precious collection of fat quarters, and I’ve kind of wanted to try one of these types of star blocks.

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Isn’t that just dreamy?  So I got to work looking in my fabric, and lucky me!  I still had some of the layer cake I bought for the big love quilt still left over, some white squares and only had to cut up two fat quarters for the rest!

So I got home, started cutting up my squares, and threw them up on the design wall.  I think they’re looking super stunning up there, and I really love how quickly this little quilt is coming together!

If you ever need a quicky baby shower quilt, this is probably a great solution.  I finished most of this little top at my guild’s sewing retreat in Paris Landing, but I’m going to add a little border and get this little guy (or, I guess girl) on it’s way!  I’ll post a pic of the finished quilt on my “Finished” page.

The second quilt, I’m going to put a little more effort into.  I took a while on picking a pattern, so recently I’ve just been scouring the devil’s many baby quilt patterns and I’ve been looking for something that’s sweet, simple, and I can make gender friendly.

Do you have a go to gift?  Let me know!  Until next time, happy sewing!

P.S. I found one, and you’re going to love it.

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