Small Winnie Quilt

geezerfolks_SharonG_FLFebruary 17, 2009

I was rummaging through some fabric and came across this Winnie the Pooh fabric that was 15" X WOF that kind of wanted me to do something with it, so I split it in half and this is the result. I finished it up yesterday and it ended up being 32" X 45" which I thought wasn't a bad size for a toddler.


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Sharon, It is so cute and what a clever way to put it together. We are partical to Pooh since I used him for my DD and then she used him for her oldest.

Some lucky child is going to get a special quilt!


    Bookmark   February 17, 2009 at 3:21PM
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It came out great. You are so productive, you're putting us all to shame.


    Bookmark   February 17, 2009 at 7:00PM
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Thank you, Sally, DD3 was over and looked at the quilt and said this fabric is with the original Pooh. I really don't know what that means, but, ok.

Beverly, I don't feel productive since I used panels for those other quilts and pretty much the same for this one. I just added borders and backing. Although on this one, I did use batting with flannel backing. DD thought someone she knows would like to buy it for a baby shower, but I think it's too small for that.


    Bookmark   February 17, 2009 at 8:19PM
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That is so cute!!!!!!
Winnie went thru some body and color changes.
I prefer the original too.

    Bookmark   February 18, 2009 at 5:27PM
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Thanks, Rosa.

The thing I did with this quilt is something I've never ever done before. I started with the 'birthing' method, but instead of leaving an opening to turn it, I sewed all the way around it, cut a slit in the backing in one of the corners, turned it through the slit, slip stitched the slit back together and covered the slit with a label!

I forget who it was that posted she did this with some wallhangings and tablerunners, so thought I'd give it a try. I don't see why it couldn't be done with a larger quilt. The label would just have to be bigger, possibly a block left over from the quilt????


    Bookmark   February 19, 2009 at 8:25AM
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Sharon, our small quilt group made a baby quilt for the New Year Baby at our local hospital using the same Winnie the Pooh fabric. I fussy cut Winnie and friends and we did square in a square blocks with it. It turned out really cute.
Linda OH

    Bookmark   February 20, 2009 at 11:37PM
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