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Quilts, Baby!: 20 Cuddly Designs to Piece, Patch & Embroider
by Linda Kopp
Modern, innovative, and exciting: if you’ve never associated these words with baby quilts before, you will now! Here’s a collection of fresh designs that aren’t fussy, cutesy, or old-fashioned, but that still have that “aww” factor. Best of all, every one is easy to make, and most take only a weekend to complete. Try a round “Peekaboo” blankie with fanciful creatures hidde ...more
Paperback, 144 pages
Published May 5th 2009 by Lark Books
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I could use many words as descriptors about this book. Delightful, refreshing, enchanting , appealing - one of the best little quilt books I have come across in a long while. I was not sure that I would be the best reviewer for this book because I don't make a lot of baby quilts any more. Boy! Am I ever glad I decided to have a look! This is one of those books that screams originality. The patterns are simple - and simple is a favorite with me - but each quilt also features the addition of somet ...more
My new favorite baby quilt book! From monkeys to bubbles and birds, this book has some fresh, simple ideas for future baby quilts. There is also a crib bumper and a playmat. The artists have little personal details at the end of each project. My favorites include the one about a grandma making an orange/brown 1960s quilt and used her panty hose as the batting. And another who said she wants to fall face first into her quilts when she finishes them.
I am making an applique baby quilt for my sister & have been looking at as many books I can find for ideas & techniques. I checked this out from the library & it might end up on my "to buy" list. Great, easy to follow instructions (with alternatives to many techniques), nice lay-out, and lots of good ideas.