Friday, July 22, 2011

This little Piggy needs a Quilt

My cute little niece, N, turned 3 last week. I've wanted to make her a little doll quilt ever since her little brother was born last fall. When I saw this quilt by Amy I knew I wanted to copy pay homage immediately.
I made a crib-size quilt for this niece a couple of years ago out of the fabrics I used for the red, aqua and pink quilt I made for my daughter. (I think I've made 11-12 quilts out of those fabrics.) As a result I have a lovely little box of scraps left over.
 
This quilt is not for a doll, but for N's favorite friend, Piggy. Here is Piggy enjoying her (his?) new quilt.  N quite loves piggys.  Her favorite show is Peppa Pig (which could possibly be one of my new favorites - I just love hearing the Britishisms and British accents. Maybe I can teach my kids to talk like that.)
And since the quilt was for Piggy, I figured it needed some piggys on the quilt. Aren't those cute little Japanese piggys?
 And Piggy seems quite cozy wither her new quilt. I think I need to make more of these.

Linking up to QuiltStory Tuesday and AmyLouwho Show&Tell

50 comments:

  1. Ohhh, what a beautiful quilt for Piggy. Wonderful colors of the fabrics. Hugs from Norway.

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  2. How cute! I'm sure the little quilt will receive lots and lots of love :)

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  3. It is an adorable quilt for a well-loved pig.

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  4. My Daughter loves peppa pig too! It is a half an hour that I know I can relax, So of course I love it too!

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  5. Love this little quilt! Gets me excited for gifts soon. Adorable! I realized I've been watching your blog for some time now but just as a lurker...great blog...one of my morning coffee blogs before breakfast for three boys three and under. :)

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  6. So cute! Love the fabric and the house design, and the size! My mom made me a doll quilt when I was younger and majorly obsessed with clowns. LOL, ya, clowns! I'd forgotten all about it until now, and will have to go try and find it, hehe :D

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  7. *soo cute*

    What a darling little quilt for her beloved piggy! :o)

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  8. My daughter has had a pig named Piggy since she was born. She LOVES him and he looks as loved as your niece's Piggy! Our Piggy may need a quilt to...so cute...thanks for sharing!

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  9. It's adorable! I want to make one too. :)

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  10. Cute! We love Peppa in our house too!

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  11. So cute! Love the little piggy houses.

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  12. Is that a pig peeking out of the window on the top right house? This would be a fun quilt to do with my daughter. She's 5 and loves to play with all my scraps. She'd have great fun picking out the fabrics for the houses and roofs. It might be fun to do a "my" and a "her" version. Hmmm. Thanks for the continued inspiration!

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  13. what a cute little quilt!! i LOVE it!!

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  14. Oh, what a sweet little quilt! Don't you love how fast doll-size ones come together?!

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  15. cute!

    All those houses - little pig little pig let me in :)

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  16. So insanely cute!!! Love this so much :)

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  17. You are so nice to make a quilt for a special friend. Lucky piggy.

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  18. Absolutely adorable! I know a Bear around here that needs one of these...... guess I'd better get busy!

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  19. So cute! My nieces are not into dolls, but dogs instead. Piggy reminds me of their puppy "lovies." I am new to quilting and have been wanting to make them quilts for their beds, but you have inspired me to start with puppy quilts.

    Thanks for all your great ideas. --Becky C.

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  20. What a wonderful doll quilt or rather piggy quilt! I have all boys, so no dolls around my house when they were growing up. However, my oldest had a favorite stuffed raccoon, named Rocky. I made a little doll quilt for Rocky--but it was not nearly as sweet as this!!

    Deb

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  21. This is very sweet. It's also a guilty reminder that I need to post the doll quilt my mom made on my blog. So much to do - so little time!

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  22. Such a very special gift...those piggys are precious! Smiles~Beth

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  23. adorable!! i love the colors and piggies. Your niece is a lucky girl! i am sure the big bad wolf won't be able to blow all those houses down!

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  24. oh, could i please live in that town! pink houses!!

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  25. What a lucky little niece! The colors in that quilt are wonderful and I love the little piggies!!!

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  26. As cute as can be!

    Have a super great sewing and stitching day.

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  27. adorable, Amy! I love the binding, the whole thing! xo amy

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  28. I love the little quilt. Peppa Pig is my daughters favorite show and she is watching it right now while eating her lunch, giving me a few moments to slip away onto the computer.

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  29. Well gosh. How cute is that. Love everything about it. Love the sweet little piggy too.

    I've been wondering what color to add with my red and aquas to make a quilt and I think you've just solidified it for me - pink. So cute. Thanks for the inspiration!

    Amber

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  30. Adorable! And I see it is getting use already! What a sweet gift!

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  31. Very cute. Piggy looks extremely pleased with it!

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  32. ah, that binding makes me so happy. You know, also happy that all the little pigs have a house that the big bad wolf can't blow away. What a sweet present.

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  33. If you like the Britishness of Peppa pig you'll have to come over here! Peppa is cute and so is this litle quilt - by the hair of my chinny,chin,chin!

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  34. This is sooo cute Amy!!! I have to feature it tomorrow, love it :)

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  35. It's very sweet. Thanks for linking to my blog. It's a great gift.

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  36. That is one very happy looking pig.

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