Monday, June 13, 2011

2011 Challenge: Baby Charmers - Girl

Second quilt finished in the challenge, which is a tiny little thing barely big enough for a baby to lay on. Any roll and they're off the edge.

This is the pattern called Baby Charmers in the book and it's one of the few with specific directions for different genders. So the girl version has a ruffled binding, the first I've ever tried and it was quite "interesting" to do. As in, it wasn't overly difficult, but yes, gather all that ruffle wasn't the most funnest thing to do.

The back is just a fun flannel I had in my stash and I again decided to leave the borders unquilted. They're just so small that it didn't make a lot of difference by the time I got there. It's difficult to see the quilting on the author's quilts, but I could see this scalloped edge that had been put on the on-point squares and I really liked it. An interesting design that doesn't require marking. Unless you're anal about things like the scallops being the same height and shape and size. I obviously don't suffer from that issue. :-)

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