Monday, June 23, 2014

Happy Baby Animals

A co-worker down the hall from me will soon welcome her first grandchild, a little boy.

I wanted to make the mommy-to-be a sweet quilt and thought knocking out two projects at one time was perfect!

Thus, the Classic Blocks of nine patch and snowball joined forces to make this:

It isn't perfect but I'm okay with that. Of course looking at it now I wish I had down a bit more planning out and had the dark blue squares of the nine patch connect with the dark blue of the snowball. Of course I couldn't see that pattern until I had completely sewn it together. I decided I like this just fine.

Another problem is in my blocks themselves. They are supposed to be 12.5 inches before you joined them. I did something wrong in my cutting or sewing and they were smaller than 12.5 inches so I squared them down to 12 inches. It isn't a huge disruption until you closely examine them.

Overall I am pleased with them and glad that I am making one momma happy with a sweet baby gift.

Update: I've linked up over at SewFreshQuilts. Go check out some other fabulous quilters!



  1. This turned out great! I did one too and love how easy it went together!

  2. Such a pretty quilt, Ashley! I do love me a baby quilt! Love the combination of nine patch and snowball blocks. This mom is going to love it!

    1. Thanks! Can't take the credit though. It was this month's classic block at SewCanShe!


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