You might remember my little sneak peek of a project I was working on last week, well it was for some friend’s of ours who recently had a sweet little baby boy. Baby’s mama appreciates handmade items, so I knew a baby quilt was in order. I bought the fabric from my favourite Australia quilt store wantitneeditquiltit. Jane, is so lovely to deal with and her prices are fantastic! I love the colours in the fabric and as always, moda fabric is of great quality. The fabric was actually purchase as a quilt kit that Jane had designed, but me, in my usual craft craziness, knew that I’d no hope in finishing the quilt in time if I had to do the aplique that was part of the original design (I only had a week to get the quilt finished with very limited time). So I just added an extra row of charm squares to the pattern and omitted the lollypop aplique. However, Jane’s instructions for the pattern are very precise, so I have no hesitation in recommending the original pattern.
I certainly enjoyed having a gorgeous little boy to hold, who happily slept his time away in my arms. I’m so hopeless when it comes to babies, cluck, cluck, cluck! I certainly feel like a little piece of me always goes with a gift I have made and I hope little baby ‘A’ enjoys his quilt for many years to come. I have a little something for their daughter too, but it is still in the throws of being finished. I will share a picture once I have finished big sister’s gift (cause we all know big-little siblings are special too).