The baby Pajama quilt top

MaeTApril 2, 2013

Now I have to find the backing for it. Dil wants purple on the back (light purple or lavender). Still not sure about the dark purple on the corners but Dil said to put one in each corner. Going to send her the photo to see what she thinks now.
Already have the batting for it, just need to wash and dry it for shrinkage.

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
MaeT

don't know what happened to it. It didn't upload on the first post.

    Bookmark   April 2, 2013 at 5:00PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
quiltnhen

Fantastic. It looks so feminine.
LindaB/CA

    Bookmark   April 2, 2013 at 8:01PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
magothyrivergirl

I love it! I love it! I love it!
Better than the inspirational quilt ~~~ you arranged the jammies perfectly ~ very nice distribution of color. Cute center square ~ little girl on bicycle. You should be very pleased so far.

I am curious, why are you going to the (horrible, sounds to me) trouble of preshrinking the batting? Using a light poly will keep it from very much shrinking. I'm not questioning your decision - just wondering why. :)

Great job on the top. I'm so happy to see your progress.

    Bookmark   April 2, 2013 at 8:44PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
MaeT

I am shrinking the batting because the directions on the Warm and White says to preshrink it. Well I just checked the package again and says you don't have to but it has 3% shrinkage and to hand wash it if you want. Maybe I won't preshrink it after all. I didn't notice the part about not having to preshrink it.
I'm also going to replace the purple corner blocks with pastels. I don't really like them

    Bookmark   April 2, 2013 at 9:03PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
loisflan

A very sweet quilt. Very nice work. And I think you are doing the right thing to replace the corner blocks. The other colors are so soft that I think the dark corners take away from the whole.

    Bookmark   April 2, 2013 at 11:57PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
day2day

Lovely quilt. I like all the soft -colored pjs, especially the Habs block.
Nice work.
TFS.

~Geraldine (a fellow Eastern Canadian)

    Bookmark   April 3, 2013 at 7:39AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
magothyrivergirl

I use Warm & White and NEVER preshrink the batting and always preshrink the cottons unless they are precuts. The batting will shrink and give the quilt a crinkly look and feel. It will be softer if you space your quilting (do not do dense quilting).
I fear the weight of wet plain batting would be unmanageable and distort-maybe others who have preshrunk it beforehand will share their experience and tell me I have nothing to fear :)
I don't 'hate' the dark purple blocks, but agree a softer color choice would be better. Perhaps you can use them in the label for the back.
Again, this is such a cute idea and a great use of her sleepers.
At first, I couldn't imagine that these blocks would turn out so nice & orderly. Your precise cutting, sewing, pressing & handling of these squares should be applauded!

Whats a Habs block??

    Bookmark   April 3, 2013 at 8:44AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
nannykins

I see it! ( the Habs block that is)
Theresa

    Bookmark   April 3, 2013 at 11:53AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
maritime_linda

This turned out beautiful! It was a great idea and you did a super job. The colours look like they are from a fabric line, so many of the same value. Amazing how well they all worked together. Good idea to change the purple blocks. I too think they would look out of place. Such a cozy looking quilt!

    Bookmark   April 3, 2013 at 3:47PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
day2day

Habs is a nickname for the Montreal Canadiens of the NHL (National Hockey League) .
The block has a 'C' with an 'H' inside it.

~Geraldine

    Bookmark   April 3, 2013 at 4:28PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
geezerfolks_SharonG_FL

It looks really sweet and soft.......great pattern for all those pj's.

SharonG/FL

    Bookmark   April 3, 2013 at 6:49PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
magothyrivergirl

ahhhhhh........Canadian Hockey! I see the Habs Block! Yippee!

    Bookmark   April 3, 2013 at 7:31PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
calliope

I'm impressed!!!! Turned out beautifully.

    Bookmark   April 4, 2013 at 4:53AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
MaeT

Thanks ladies, I have the corner squares changed and it looks so much nicer. I'll post a picture tomorrow.
I am going to wash the batting. I washed the batting for their baby quilts and it was ok. Bigger job with larger batting but I don't want the shrinkage after it is quilted. I did do a search online today about washing the batting and seems it should be ok as long as it isn't put in the washer.

    Bookmark   April 4, 2013 at 11:26PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
fran1523

It's sweet and charming. How are you going to quilt it.

    Bookmark   April 12, 2013 at 9:12AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
MaeT

Fran I am not sure how I'm going to quilt it. I am going to hand quilt it myself tho. I'm going to put it aside until I can find the flannel that I want for the back. I posted another photo of it with the dark corner blocks taken out.

    Bookmark   April 12, 2013 at 4:48PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
2015 April Block Lotto
Welcome to the April Block Lotto! The lotto is open...
polardreams
Q for you re blue jean quilts
A group of ladies and myself will be making quilts...
bev2009
Questions about Camp Cheerio retreat
Okay, so I know this is a little early to be planning...
loisflan
Latest for my neighbor
Made this for my good neighbor who keeps our driveway...
nanajayne
Need advice for quilting a thin top that I've had for 25 years
i was gifted a quilt kit when I was 13 or 14; it's...
alix4015
Sponsored Products
CozyClouds by DownLinens Geometric Shapes Satin Border Blanket
Overstock.com
Melissa Quilt
$64.99 | zulily
Rizzy Home Vicki Payne Printed Decorative Throw Pillow - T05640
$26.00 | Hayneedle
Bowery Matelasse Coverlet
$229.00 | FRONTGATE
Sunbrella Hammock with Stand
Overstock.com
29.92'' x 40.15'' Jungle Quilt
$69.99 | zulily
Spring Air Back Supporter Pillow Top Mattress and Box A & E Spring Set Multicolo
$704.99 | Hayneedle
McKinley Cobblestone Cotton 3-piece Quilt Set
Overstock.com
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™