Baby Boy Quilt

I was commissioned by my sister to make a new baby boy quilt for one of her friends having a baby! Of course, a new baby needs a new quilt, just for him! I started with a few Layer Cake pieces that were left over from another project, and selected the palette to be used.

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It’s a collection of navy, aqua, grey, black, white and a touch of yellow, laid out in staggered bricks. It was quick and  simple to piece into rows – measuring 45″ square it’s perfect to go everywhere with baby, and be a playmat too!

Baby Boy Quilt - AmysCreativeSide.com

I like to personalize baby quilts with their name and birthdate, and with time being of the essence, I headed to my local quilt shop with a design ready to load onto the Destiny, and happily watched it stitch out his name in about 10 minutes flat!

Baby Boy Quilt - AmysCreativeSide.com

I quilted it with an arrows all over design. I’ve used it before, but this time I adjusted the scale up quite a bit, and had it quilted in a few short hours. Then I trimmed and bound it by machine so that it can go through the wash countless times!

Baby Boy Quilt - AmysCreativeSide.com

I love the texture that the quilting adds. You can see in this picture that I had one brick in a solid white fabric, for the embroidery, near the bottom.

I hope you are having a great day –

Amy

By | 2017-02-06T09:17:40+00:00 September 12th, 2016|finished quilt|5 Comments

5 Comments

  1. Michelle September 13, 2016 at 2:23 pm - Reply

    Love love the colors snd enjoyed seeing the smaller long arm.

  2. AmyScrapSpot September 15, 2016 at 12:45 pm - Reply

    Such a cute baby quilt!
    Baby and mom will be happy to have it, I am sure!

  3. Vivien December 31, 2016 at 7:06 am - Reply

    I have just discovered your blog and hope that you might be able to help me. I have pieced multiple rectangular blocks for a quilt and can’t work out how to square them up. Here’s hoping, Vivien

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