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Let’s hear it for the quilt . . . and the boy

A finished quilt! For a long time now, I’ve been wanting to make a cute, easy little boy quilt with kits available in my etsy shop. Voila! Finally, it is done. I love it. And I’m having a harder time letting it go than I thought I would.
The quilt itself is also for sale.  The back is this happy Ikea print. 
 
Other fabrics include bright boy-themed prints from Wheels by Riley Blake and Traffic Jam by Windham Fabrics.
 
 Quilt and limited number of kits available here.
 picture by sweet and gifted friend, Jon Canlas
Also, today is the anniversary of the day I got my first sweet boy.  All 10 pounds of him arrived fast and furious in the early morning hours.  I think I’ve been tired ever since. ๐Ÿ™‚ This boy can go from sunshine to thunder storms in 0-60 seconds.  I’ll be honest, sometimes I wonder if I’ll have the stamina to raise him.  But everyday before he goes to school he wants to rub noses with me and gives me a big hug and a kiss that melts my heart. At that moment, it’s all worth it.

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24 Comments

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    Michele
    April 26, 2010 at 6:17 am

    That's such a happy quilt!

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    Leslie
    April 26, 2010 at 6:20 am

    what a adorable quilt….it looks great and i love the backing from ikea!

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    searchfamilies
    April 26, 2010 at 6:36 am

    Beautiful quilt well done<br />Hugs Janice

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    NanaKaren
    April 26, 2010 at 7:03 am

    So adorable!

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    madebymum
    April 26, 2010 at 7:21 am

    the colours are fab

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    Emily {Creative Chicks}
    April 26, 2010 at 7:38 am

    Way cute fabrics!

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    mariaerba
    April 26, 2010 at 7:52 am

    beautiful quilt ;)<br />ciao Maria

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    Funky Kim
    April 26, 2010 at 8:05 am

    Note to self: Go to IKEA and look at their fabric! Too cute!<br /><br />And happy anniversary!

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    Melissa
    April 26, 2010 at 8:46 am

    Lookit those cheeks! So cute! My charm packs arrived on Friday and I can&#39;t wait to unpack my sewing room so I can get started.

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    tracy_a
    April 26, 2010 at 9:15 am

    How fun! And what a cute baby pic!

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    Tasha
    April 26, 2010 at 11:07 am

    Oh, I love love love it! Gorgeous. Really. I would have a hard time letting it go too. Hears to hoping it goes to a wonderful home where it will be much loved. Love all your fabrics!

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    Mary on Lake Pulaski
    April 26, 2010 at 1:52 pm

    The quilt is amazing (again) Amy! <br />Happy Birthday to your sweet son (really – 10 lbs.?)!

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    amylouwho
    April 26, 2010 at 3:08 pm

    darling quilt! i need to make my little guy a new quilt. A bigger one mostly – he loves the one he already has. <br /><br />Is this what I have to look forward to with an April baby? She was measuring 8 pounds 2 weeks ago!

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    Leila
    April 26, 2010 at 3:48 pm

    Great combo of fabric! I love it!

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    Nanette Merrill and daughters
    April 26, 2010 at 5:20 pm

    So so sweet!

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    Aunt Spicy
    April 26, 2010 at 7:00 pm

    What a happy cheery boy blanket, just love it!

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    Little Lady Patchwork
    April 26, 2010 at 7:24 pm

    Awwwhhh Amy!<br /><br />This post brought tears to my eyes! You know that I have soft spot for little boys and anything &quot;boy related&quot;. So when I read it, I thought of my guy and the same feelings!<br /><br /><br />BTW-I always love to see &quot;Boy&quot; quilts. There just aren&#39;t enough of them out there!<br /><br />Happy Birthday to your Little Guy.

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    Stephanie
    April 26, 2010 at 7:26 pm

    I can see why this would be hard to part with, so happy and bright! I love the ikea fabric, my son would love it (he LOVES school buses). Happy Birthday to your son, hope he has a great day!

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    sharla@mylittlegems
    April 26, 2010 at 11:16 pm

    shut up! That is so so stinkin cute! And now for the big problem- I have just about all those fabrics- and my boys have the same bedding. So.. I think they need a similiar quilt on their wall. So so cute! I&#39;m so in love- love the happy colors and prints!

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    angela
    April 27, 2010 at 6:33 am

    Happy Birthday to your busy boy – and wonderful quilt. Very sunny AND boy at the same time.

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    Lori
    April 27, 2010 at 7:38 am

    Sweet little man in your life! he really is a cutie. I think he will do amazing things when he grows up…not that he doesn&#39;t do amazing things now.<br /><br />Very cute quilt. LOVE the IKEA print on it.

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    jaybird
    May 2, 2010 at 1:43 pm

    love that photo… and the quilt.. the cars on the back are great!!

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    Kama
    May 11, 2010 at 2:06 pm

    I just made my 4 month old a quilt and am using the Ikea car duvet cover as the back of it too! So adorable!!!

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    Kristina
    July 27, 2010 at 12:20 am

    I love this quilt!! We have the Ikea duvets too and I just finished one of the twin quilts for my boys bunk beds. I&#39;m loving the Traffic Jam collection. I will look perfect with the duvets for when it gets colder. I used all the blues on one..and all the reds on the other. You can take a peek at the blue one here…<br />http://thefluffynest.blogspot.com/2010/07/boys-new-quilts.html<br /><br

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