New Easy Quilt Tutorial

I am sharing a new super-easy Baby Quilt tutorial over at Ucreate today.  The great thing about this project is that it would be a really easy pattern to adapt to a larger quilt size.  In fact, I think I would like it even more as a bigger quilt.

I’m also talking about how to pick fabrics for a quilt – so if that is something that makes you too scared to even start a quilt project without breaking into a cold sweat, this post might help you conquer your fear.

I’ll share more photos of the quilt next week. 
I am really digging some of these new fabrics from Free Spirit. Plus a little Joel Dewberry. 
AND I’m going to have kits available to make your own! Stay tuned!
Also, watch this space for some redesign changes at Diary of a Quilter. I’m pretty excited. Hopefully no big orange barrels, but there may be some slow down due to construction. No federal stimulus package money was used for this beautification project.

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    live a colorful life
    August 6, 2010 at 11:30 am

    Amy, this quilt is super cute. And woo-hoo I have all the fabrics!

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    Linda Gilli
    August 6, 2010 at 1:03 pm

    You were selected to receive "A Blog Of Substance" award from http://morethanquilting.blogspot.com/. Visit her blog to see the details and award!

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    August 6, 2010 at 3:59 pm

    Thank you Amy. Another great tutorial from you.

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    August 6, 2010 at 4:44 pm

    So cute Amy!! Can't wait to see more. Saw you on UCreate….love it.

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    August 6, 2010 at 4:59 pm

    I really like this quilt! I have a friend who is expecting in November, maybe I can make one for her! thanks for sharing.

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    Sarah Craig
    August 6, 2010 at 7:14 pm

    Sweet quilt, Amy! It's perfect for newborns! Thanks for sharing!!

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    August 6, 2010 at 8:50 pm

    Just wanted to tell you I think your tutorial on the quilt is fantastic. Really well done. Thanks!

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    August 7, 2010 at 7:41 am

    this is super cute amy, I love it and your tutorial was fabulous!

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    August 7, 2010 at 11:13 am

    Beautiful quilt! I really luv the colors, very calming soothing! Thanks for sharing…

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    Sew Create It - Jane
    August 8, 2010 at 2:34 am

    What a sweet quilt. The colours make me think of lemon and lime and sorbet….just gorgeous!

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    Aunt Spicy
    August 8, 2010 at 9:29 am

    you are cracking me up! cant wait to see the new look!

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    August 9, 2010 at 11:14 am

    Your blog looks great and this quilt is super cute!<br /><br />Jennifer 🙂

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    August 9, 2010 at 4:48 pm

    What a beautiful quilt! I envy you your talent! I can&#39;t sew, but I wish I could. I even have a quilting sewing machine. I love the idea of making my own quilts, but my sewing machine confounds my sewing-challenged brain.

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    Liz @ LivingMySweetLife
    August 12, 2010 at 9:27 am

    I am a new follower! I have finally decided to try making my first quilt and recently finished it. I used your binding tutorial and many of your tips for my quilt! Thank You so much for the great tutorials, I can&#39;t wait to make a bigger quilt!

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    August 17, 2010 at 12:58 pm

    i have wanted to make a quilt for forever so this is amazing, thanks for the tutorial at Ucreate. I am spotlighting you on my own blog, http://touchofeverything.blogspot.com

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