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Prairie Quilter Jan/NE's Blog – September 2018 Archive (3)

Hexie baby quilt

Baby's momma didn't want to get too carried away with pink, so she sent me a picture of the nursery colors.  The rug became the inspiration for the quilt.

I really had to dig through my stash for the dark navy and pale pink, being careful of the prints in order to match the contemporary feel of the rug.  Putting tans and grays together threw me for a bit, but…

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Added by Prairie Quilter Jan/NE on September 25, 2018 at 12:46pm — 17 Comments

an older baby quilt

I neglected to get pictures of this quilt a year ago when my great-nephew was born.  I'd had the border collie fabric for several years.  It had originally been intended for my nephew's oldest child, but the fabric didn't come in time.  Then he had 2 girls after that, so I just held onto it.  When we knew this little one would be a boy, I decided to dig out the fabric and use it up.  

The front:…

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Added by Prairie Quilter Jan/NE on September 12, 2018 at 9:09am — 14 Comments

Scrub top Irish Chain baby quilt

The latest baby quilt for my new great-niece: an Irish Chain made completely from fabric from Mom's old scrub tops.  I used to make her shirts/scrub tops that she wore the years she worked.  She was an RT (radiology technologist or x-ray technician).  My niece, who just had her 3rd baby girl, is also an RT.  This new little baby shares a middle name with mom (the great-grandma).  Mom was delighted - with the name and the quilt.  

The baby's first name has celtic/gaelic origins, so…

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Added by Prairie Quilter Jan/NE on September 7, 2018 at 4:43am — 15 Comments

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