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Thursday, 25 July 2013

baby quilt

My daughter in South Africa messaged me yesterday saying that their friends from church are adopting their second Zulu baby, a little girl of 6 months. Part of why they love their church so much is that a few of their friends have also adopted children and they can share their experiences together. Anyway, she asked if I would make her a baby quilt to give to her friend, I don't need to be asked twice to make a baby quilt, I love to make them. 
So I went through my stash and pulled out the fabric below, I cut out 6" squares, joined them, quilted though the top and wadding by machine than attached the backing which is plain white cotton. I put them right sides together, stitched around leaving a small gap to turn in the right way then top stitch around the edge. 
I washed and tumbled the quilt and now it's lovely and snugly and wrapped ready to mail. Can't wait for a photo with the new baby lying on her new quilt :)


                                  

                                       

                                    
 





3 comments:

SarahGeorge said...

Oh! how lovely! What a beautiful job you did dear Lindsey! Your daughter will be delighted to present this beautiful quilt to her friend, who too has done a great job by adapting a new baby :).
This is sharing God's love! Isn't it! Have a great day!

Just a little something from Judy said...

I can't think of a more special gift than a lovely, beautifully made quilt from you. You share your talents and skills in so many special ways, blessing others with it.

Karen @ Pieces of Contentment said...

Beautifully done. Baby quilt are so quick and rewarding to work on. I hope all goes well with the adoption.