Quilt for Bloggers Quilt Festival



This is the quilt I made for my first baby, Madilyn. The minute I found out she was going to be a girl, I started on this quilt. I loved the idea of a lattice pattern, which I first saw in the book Destiny by G.E. Designs. The pattern for the applique flowers came from the same book, but a different pattern. I worked out the color scheme in EQ6 and used fabrics I had in my stash. It's girly and fun and will probably always be one of my favorites!










Thanks for looking! Enjoy the rest of the festival!


35 comments

  1. What lovely colors! and I just love that swag border with flowers too!

    margaret
    www.quiltsoflove.blogspot.com

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  2. Very much good work!
    Congratulations the beautiful quilt

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  3. Oh my I don't know which is cuter the quilt or the baby, yes I do she's adorable! My daughter always wore bonnets when she was little. Great quilt, thanks visiting me and for your sweet comment.

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  4. Very sweet! I love the appliqued flower vine!

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  5. I love girly things. I particularly like the way you arranged the applique in the curvy vine. Beautiful! (and so is the baby!)

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  6. The quilt is beautiful and your baby is adorable.
    I couldn't reply to your comment about my quilt because there's a no-reply on it, but the quilt is really easy to put together, no y-seams. It's a square in a square block. The pattern is from Bethany Reynolds called Talking Blocks. Give it a go, you'll love it!

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  7. When the first photo came up, I actually yelled "Aaah!" because she was soooooo cute!!! Super cute baby, super sweet quilt. You're so talented.

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  8. What a beautiful quilt for such a sweet baby - never mind cramming in a bunch of sewing, put your feet up and enjoy some relaxation (how does one do that with a toddler in the house? I have no idea)! Three weeks from now, you're going to need all the energy you can muster - lol, especially with a newborn AND a two year old!

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  9. What a beautiful pair! The quilt and the baby are both just gorgeous! Congratulations on your next bundle too. I hope you make lots of pretty quilts for your girls!

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  10. Your quilt is beautifully sewn. I am admiring the way you clustered the flower appliques in the corners. It is a wonderful heirloom for your lovely daughter.

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  11. This is such a beauty and so girly. I love the vine and flowers that frame it, so pretty. And your daughter is adorable!

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  12. What a lucky girl, it is really lovely x

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  13. Beautiful! But not quite as lovely as that darling little girl :).

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  14. Awww -- beautiful quilt and a sweet little girl. I miss having a baby girl to dress up.

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  15. Hi Cynth, I'm so glad to see these pictures! Madi was such a cutie at that age, and the quilt is just amazing! I love the colors you chose, the vines are a nice addition, and the machine quilting is so pretty. You have an awesome talent!! Love you, Mom

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  16. Very pretty ....... and the quilt is too :)

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  17. Beautiful quilt! Your daughter is precious. Congrats on the upcoming arrival. Thanks for visiting my blog and commenting!

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  18. I don't usually go for pastels, but this is gorgeous! And your daughter is adorable. I actually aaaahhh'ed out loud :)

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  19. What a beautiful quilt for a cutie-pie. Did you do the amazing quilting yourself?

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  20. Beautiful quilt for a beautiful girl! So fun! You did a great job.

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  21. Such a cute quilt and love the applique.

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  22. Lovely quilt! And could your little girl be any cuter?

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  23. wow i love the colors. and the flowers at the corner. wow very cool. my daughter wanted one.

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  24. this is such a precious quilt. your model is pretty cute too!

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  25. Aaahhh. So very cute. What a treasure. Beautiful quilt and beautiful baby. Enjoy both!

    SewCalGal
    www.sewcalgal.blogspot.com

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  26. Beautiful quilt AND baby! I love the applique' vine in the border. Very sweet!

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  27. I was visiting your sister's blog and she said to come visit you. the vine and flowers in the border are lovely. Great quilt and daughter.

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  28. That is a fabulous quilt! You have done a superb job.

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  29. What a pretty baby; what a pretty quilt. Best wishes to you as baby # two arrives.

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  30. that baby is just too cute!! the quilt is fantastic. love how you combined two different quilts. the applique is such a wonderful addition

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  31. I love the colors ... what a great baby quilt!

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  32. What a beautiful quilt, and so beautifully modelled too!

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  33. I totally love this quilt! The applique on the borders really tops off a lovely design. You chose such great colors too! I can see your little one approves. :-)

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  34. Beautiful quilt for a beautiful baby!

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