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Brown and Blue Baby Quilt

I have had so many works-in-progress lying around over the past month or so, it’s been kind of silly.  I’ve been working on this crib quilt for a little while now, but haven’t wanted to show it until it was delivered to it’s recipient at a baby shower last Saturday. The layout was inspired by this quilt, which I loved. And it sewed-up so fast!

I’ve been collecting little bits of blues and browns for a while now and waiting for just the right project. The back is a Michael Miller Disco Dot. I love that print. Quilting in aqua blue thread by my friend, Monica.

The other fabrics are from all over the map: Riley Blake, Moda, Lakehouse, etc. And all from the stash. Nice. This is the year I am going to bust that stash! No, really. I am.

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27 Comments

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    zarina
    September 28, 2011 at 12:09 pm

    Since I was laid off early this year, I have been using my stash – just touched 50 yards. I could see a big improvement in my stash. Now I can't wait to start working so that I can replenish.

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    Crafty Newbie
    September 28, 2011 at 12:36 pm

    VERY pretty. nice job πŸ™‚

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    bethanndodd
    September 28, 2011 at 12:55 pm

    What a lucky little guy!<br />Smiles~Beth

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    Linda V
    September 28, 2011 at 12:58 pm

    Very cute! I just finished a baby boy quilt, also. It will be presented at a baby shower in two weeks. I KNOW the recipient loved yours!!

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    Trudi
    September 28, 2011 at 1:45 pm

    This is beautiful, and very inspirational, I&#39;ll have a baby quilt to make early next year (once we now what variety it is!) and this could be just the right quick go to pattern πŸ™‚ Love it!

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    Pam
    September 28, 2011 at 1:50 pm

    Love your quilt. I wish my stash had pretty fabric like that in it.

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    Purple Quilter Queen
    September 28, 2011 at 3:02 pm

    Very cute Amy! Love how all the colors compliment each other. So cute for a sweet little boy! Jenn

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    Laurie Parrack
    September 28, 2011 at 4:59 pm

    I love the colors. It looks like a nice quilt.

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    Charm About You
    September 28, 2011 at 5:29 pm

    So lovely for a baby boy. I love how well the colours go together, cool but warm (does that make sense?!)<br />Lucy x

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    Keep Stitchin'
    September 28, 2011 at 5:41 pm

    So simple, and yet stunning looking! Love the fabrics!

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    Sandy
    September 28, 2011 at 5:47 pm

    I would love to know how you put this all together… I have some charm packs of brown/blue and some dotted fabric kind of like your backing, and would love to try to re-create this!!

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    TwoLovebugs
    September 28, 2011 at 7:26 pm

    This is beautiful and I love the blue and brown color combo!

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    Deb
    September 28, 2011 at 8:22 pm

    Doesn&#39;t it feel SO good to sew from your stash?

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    Aquilter
    September 28, 2011 at 8:44 pm

    Just perfect for a baby boy–it turned out great!

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    randi
    September 28, 2011 at 8:51 pm

    very nice, amy! i love the colors in this one!

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    Katy Cameron
    September 29, 2011 at 4:40 am

    Beautiful quilt, and it can be used well beyond babyhood with those colours. Love the quilting too

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    miamihoney
    September 29, 2011 at 5:25 am

    Love the colors and the random fabrics. Well done!

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    Michele
    September 29, 2011 at 5:57 am

    Really adorable. I&#39;m sure the new little boy will love it for many years to come.

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    Debbie
    September 29, 2011 at 7:38 am

    What a darling quilt! I love the backing &amp; the colored quilting – very nice!!

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    Page
    September 29, 2011 at 9:20 am

    So sweet. I love the binding!

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    Lana
    September 29, 2011 at 12:23 pm

    Love it! probably the polka-dots that did it for me… πŸ™‚ Beautiful work!

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    Archie the wonder dog
    September 29, 2011 at 2:50 pm

    It&#39;s gorgeous!!

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    April @ Sewing Novice
    September 29, 2011 at 7:17 pm

    Loving this quilt!

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    Dresden Quilter
    September 30, 2011 at 12:47 pm

    I love this! Are they squares or rectangles?

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    Kristen
    September 30, 2011 at 12:47 pm

    Such pretty blues! I love the backing and adore the stash you have. Thanks for the link. πŸ™‚

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    Thimbleanna
    October 3, 2011 at 3:39 pm

    It&#39;s adorable Amy! Great stash busting — can&#39;t wait to see more!

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    Elizabeth
    October 4, 2011 at 11:56 am

    I love your choice in fabrics for this one. Thanks for sharing.

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