Quilting Suggestions

Designing a New Baby Quilt

Ready, set, go… It is not a race when I set out to design a new baby quilt.
Before I decide how I want my next baby quilt to look, I pull out the quilt books on my shelves, the magazines that I have sitting just waiting for me to leaf through their pages, and check out some of my patterns that I have saved either in boxes or on the computer files.

Quilting Designs on a Baby Quilt

Congratulations! You finished your baby quilt top. The fabric and colors are superb and match perfectly with the baby’s new room. Now it is time to do the hand quilting. But the dilemma is in choosing the perfect design. After the hours and time spent on the baby quilt top, the design of the hand quilting must be just right. But where to start?

Quilt Binding – SEW Complicated?

SEW Complicated – The Challenges in Making a Baby Quilt Binding
As a quilter there are many challenges you face when designing, sewing and ultimately quilting your finished baby quilt. Here are the 5 most important steps that you need to complete before the baby quilt can be proudly given as a gift or used to snuggle around your little one. But it the baby quilt binding, that most quilters struggle with. Here are a few tips that might help:

Quilt Binding – SEW Difficult?

Many people who see my baby quilts, especially those who sew, ask me the about making my quilt bindings.

Since my entire baby quilts are made with 100 percent baby flannel, which gives them the cuddly soft touch. With proper machine wash and dry, the baby quilt will only become softer with time. The binding needs to hold up overtime with the baby’s love and in the wash.