Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Penant Baby Quilt

A friend posted pictures of a quilt she made for her baby girl and I fell in love with it.  Had to make my own version.  

I used only fabric I already had in my stash. The pennants are material from childhood costumes. The ribbon is made from the waistband of one of my grandmother's skirts. The background of the front is material from my mother's former futon factory. The back is scrap flanel and scraps from the recipient's brother's quilt I made several years ago.



These pics are pre-ironing.  Promise I did not give it to it's recipient this wrinkled, or with dangling thread!  I had a lot of fun making it.  Tip - sew all the way around the pennants (including across the top) before sewing the ribbon over them to secure the edges.

The original idea came from