Wednesday, January 7, 2015

WiP Wednesday: Baby Quilt Edition

After a couple of intense months of sewing and quilting lap size quilts, I now am spending these first few weeks of 2015 busily sewing and quilting baby quilts. I finished up all of my Christmas sewing the week of Christmas so that hasn't left me with much time to sew up a couple of baby quilts that I need to have completed by this weekend. Needless to say after a few days away from my sewing machine to spend time with family, I was right back at it so I could get a start on my gifts.

Luckily my hubby as been home a few extra days over the holidays so that has allowed me a little more sewing time than during a "normal" week.

The first two baby quilts are from the shower I'm attending this weekend. I love how fast and easy Jeni Baker's Arithmetic pattern is for baby quilts. I was able to cut and piece these in about 2 days each!



I have been working on quilting them this week. I'm keeping the quilting nice and simple with wavy lines.

Once I started making these two baby quilts I just decided I would keep the trend and work on two others that I wanted to make. One for a friend's second baby and one for my second baby.

On Sunday I started cutting out the baby quilt for my friend, seeing as she is due in just about a week or so. Nothing like the last minute! And hopefully I can start working on my own baby quilt soon, but my new addition isn't set to arrive until early March so I have a little bit.

That's what I'm currently working on, next up finishing up my mini quilts for a few swaps I'm participating in.

Linking up with WiP Wednesday at Freshly Pieced.

4 comments:

  1. Plus quilts are so much fun to make! I love the colors in both of these. Good luck with finishing them up!

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    1. Thank you, I just love plus quilts! Just finished binding one this afternoon and one more to go before the weekend.

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  2. Great fabric choices! Those tops are looking so fun for young ones.

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  3. That fox fabric is just adorable!. I love patchwork and the pluses are so great. These are going to be so cool. Happy quilting! --Torina

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