When Isabella and Liam were born, I didn't know how to sew, so I am loving being able to sew things for this little girl. Planning her little outfits, soft toys, bedding etc. When we first found out that it was a girl, Dean and I sat down (I love my husband who takes an interest in things I love) and we picked out a fabric range that we both liked, It's a Hoot by Moda from Quilthome.
Now her quilt (a simple tied quilt using dimensions from Amy Butler's Little Stitches for Little Ones) and a pale pink flannel backed blanket are both waiting for her. I still have a nice little stash of fabric from the range and when she moves from her cradle into the cot I'll be making up a matching bed skirt.
I couldn't stop at one quilt of course, I mean these small people have a tendency to either poop or spew on everything from memory, so when Bianca posted a picture of a quilt she worked on using the Sherbet Pips range, I grabbed myself a charm pack from Retromummy and with some cream homespun for the sashing and aqua homespun for the back, made another baby sized quilt.
Sherbet Pips Baby Quilt
Proud big sister wanted a photo with her baby sister's quilt
The quilting is just simple running stitches around the 4x4 squares in matching perle 8 thread, and for something different I decided to try stitching the binding on using running stitches in perle 8 thread as well. I love the real "handmade stitches" look, especially on such a simple quilt.
So now the babies bedding is all ready for her to arrive...