June 29th, 2013

Baby Gifts

by Julie Hirt

Don’t you just love making baby gifts?  A friend of mine just had a sweet little baby girl named Beatrice Birdie.  Is that not the cutest name ever?

I already knew I was going to send her the Superstar quilt with the crochet edges if she had a girl.  But that didn’t seem like enough so I added a couple of burp cloths.

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Then I decided with a middle name like Birdie I just had to make an applique onesie:

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THEN I decided she needed a new bib as well.  (I could seriously go crazy making baby things)

This is the smallest patchwork I’ve worked with, they are 1″ squares. Now I really appreciate all those teeny tiny patchwork pieces I see.

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The backing of the bib and burp cloth are white cotton chenille. I find it washes up really nicely and actually absorbs quite a bit.

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Now I’m finally happy with the gift and it’s in the mail!

What is your favorite baby item to make and give?

 

 

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8 Comments to “Baby Gifts”

  1. cute!! I love making little burp cloth sets! I’m sure mom and Beatrice Birdie (yes, ahh-dorable name!) will love it!

    :) Kelly @ My Quilt Infatuation

  2. So cute! The birdie onesie is perfect.

  3. I am in love with the burp cloth and bib ;0)

  4. Oh my…we find out tomorrow if our new grandbaby is a boy or girl! These are such cute baby things. I enjoy making baby things in general, but am looking for all ideas. You just gave me some!

  5. Those sweet gifts will be a treasure to mom and to baby, Beatrice Birdie! I do love that name! You are a special friend.

    Lorna:)
    http://sewfreshquilts.blogspot.com

  6. What a great gift! I especially like the birdie onesie:)

  7. A-dor-a-ble! Love the birdie. Julie, I see your block rockin’ blocks all over and they are just awesome. Great designs. Great theme too.

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