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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

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50 Comments

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    asnipofgoodness
    July 22, 2011 at 6:05 am

    L.O.V.E. so very pretty!

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    Mona
    July 22, 2011 at 6:06 am

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

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    Stray Stitches
    July 22, 2011 at 6:17 am

    How cute! I'm sure the little quilt will receive lots and lots of love πŸ™‚

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    Elizabeth
    July 22, 2011 at 6:32 am

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

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    Teresa
    July 22, 2011 at 6:40 am

    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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    Lisa Stramecki
    July 22, 2011 at 6:40 am

    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. πŸ™‚

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    kristastitched
    July 22, 2011 at 6:44 am

    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 πŸ˜€

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    notes of sincerity
    July 22, 2011 at 6:56 am

    *soo cute*<br /><br />What a darling little quilt for her beloved piggy! :o)

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    Happy Cottage Quilter
    July 22, 2011 at 7:05 am

    Very very cute!

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    The Whelan Family
    July 22, 2011 at 7:35 am

    My daughter has had a pig named Piggy since she was born. She LOVES him and he looks as loved as your niece&#39;s Piggy! Our Piggy may need a quilt to…so cute…thanks for sharing!

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    Angie
    July 22, 2011 at 7:44 am

    It&#39;s adorable! I want to make one too. πŸ™‚

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    Anita
    July 22, 2011 at 7:53 am

    Cute! We love Peppa in our house too!

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    Michele
    July 22, 2011 at 7:59 am

    So cute! Love the little piggy houses.

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    Shelly
    July 22, 2011 at 8:28 am

    LOVE it! So cute!

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    Sara Wright
    July 22, 2011 at 8:34 am

    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&#39;s 5 and loves to play with all my scraps. She&#39;d have great fun picking out the fabrics for the houses and roofs. It might be fun to do a &quot;my&quot; and a &quot;her&quot; version. Hmmm. Thanks for the continued inspiration!

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    Erin @ Why Not Sew? Quilts
    July 22, 2011 at 9:16 am

    that is super sweet!

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    Kerri
    July 22, 2011 at 9:21 am

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

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    Our Busy Little Bunch
    July 22, 2011 at 9:28 am

    Oh, what a sweet little quilt! Don&#39;t you love how fast doll-size ones come together?!

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    angela
    July 22, 2011 at 10:22 am

    cute!<br /><br />All those houses – little pig little pig let me in πŸ™‚

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    Blue Is Bleu
    July 22, 2011 at 10:30 am

    So insanely cute!!! Love this so much πŸ™‚

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    Spontaneous Threads
    July 22, 2011 at 10:31 am

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

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    tracy_a
    July 22, 2011 at 10:36 am

    Adorable!

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    Mitzi
    July 22, 2011 at 10:41 am

    too cute!

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    LynCC
    July 22, 2011 at 11:17 am

    Awww πŸ™‚ Happy piggy now.

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    Sarah Craig
    July 22, 2011 at 11:36 am

    Absolutely adorable! I know a Bear around here that needs one of these…… guess I&#39;d better get busy!

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    Anonymous
    July 22, 2011 at 11:53 am

    So cute! My nieces are not into dolls, but dogs instead. Piggy reminds me of their puppy &quot;lovies.&quot; 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.<br /><br />Thanks for all your great ideas. –Becky C.

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    Deb
    July 22, 2011 at 12:12 pm

    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!! <br /><br />Deb

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    Shari @For the Little Doll In Your Life
    July 22, 2011 at 12:32 pm

    This is very sweet. It&#39;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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    bethanndodd
    July 22, 2011 at 1:41 pm

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

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    toots2u
    July 22, 2011 at 3:27 pm

    adorable!! i love the colors and piggies. Your niece is a lucky girl! i am sure the big bad wolf won&#39;t be able to blow all those houses down!

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    Des
    July 22, 2011 at 4:18 pm

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

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    Linda
    July 22, 2011 at 5:17 pm

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

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    Miss Nancy
    July 22, 2011 at 6:05 pm

    As cute as can be!<br /><br />Have a super great sewing and stitching day.

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    amy
    July 22, 2011 at 10:10 pm

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

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    Tami
    July 23, 2011 at 11:38 am

    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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    a little bit biased
    July 23, 2011 at 11:48 pm

    Well gosh. How cute is that. Love everything about it. Love the sweet little piggy too.<br /><br />I&#39;ve been wondering what color to add with my red and aquas to make a quilt and I think you&#39;ve just solidified it for me – pink. So cute. Thanks for the inspiration!<br /><br />Amber

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    Karen
    July 24, 2011 at 12:02 am

    Its gorgeous Amy!

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    Elisa Black
    July 24, 2011 at 7:47 am

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

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    Yvonne
    July 24, 2011 at 12:48 pm

    Great choice of colors!

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    ANudge
    July 24, 2011 at 1:26 pm

    How cute!

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    Libby
    July 25, 2011 at 7:53 am

    Too cute!

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    Nanette Merrill and daughters
    July 25, 2011 at 11:34 am

    Sew perfect. I love it.

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    Charlotte
    July 26, 2011 at 2:53 am

    Oh that&#39;s gorgeous!

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    susan
    July 27, 2011 at 12:32 am

    Very cute. Piggy looks extremely pleased with it!

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    Dayna
    July 30, 2011 at 9:52 am

    Love! Love! Love!

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    pinksuedeshoe
    July 30, 2011 at 4:45 pm

    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&#39;t blow away. What a sweet present.

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    Nicky
    July 31, 2011 at 9:37 am

    If you like the Britishness of Peppa pig you&#39;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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    Quiltstory
    August 1, 2011 at 9:48 pm

    This is sooo cute Amy!!! I have to feature it tomorrow, love it πŸ™‚

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    Amy
    August 2, 2011 at 5:00 am

    It&#39;s very sweet. Thanks for linking to my blog. It&#39;s a great gift.

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    Amy
    August 16, 2011 at 2:25 pm

    That is one very happy looking pig.

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