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Unselfish Crafting

Finished one baby quilt top late last night.
S3B2 Quilt
Sorry, the color is a little off in the picture. It was taken this morning under awful florescent lights in the five minutes I had before I had to leave for work.

S3B2 Quilt
S3B2 Quilt

I love so many of the fabrics in this quilt.

Now that I see it, I'm wondering something. Is it too big. It's about 45 inches by 60 inches. Which sounded like a perfectly reasonable size. It's huge, though now that I see it. Massive. Seems like a good size for a crib or toddler bed but would swallow an actual baby whole. I'm thinking of cutting it down. Not a lot. Maybe just a row across and a row down. That would knock six inches off . Maybe two rows across so its more like 40 inches by 50 inches. That sounds much more baby sized, doesn't it? Any input?

Gratuitous cute kid pictures-
My Big Girl
Anna has become obsessed with pictures lately. Quite often she demands I take pictures of her. This was one of those times.

Sweet Baby Ellery
Ellery surprised me yesterday with her first sharp little tooth just barely peeking through the gums. She is getting so big. A tooth. Trying out solid food. Attempting to crawl and sit up. Certain grandparents (ummm... Mom, Dad) need to come visit her while she is still a baby.

Comments

Meg said…
Nooooooooooooooooooo! ::throws body in front of quilt::

Babies grow. Fast, as I understand it. Quilts? Not so much.

Just sayin' is all.
Rosa said…
Such a wonderful quilt top!
Gwendolyn said…
I agree don't cut the quilt because it may grow with the little girl and become her favorite and if it's bigger she can use it longer. And I can't believe Ellery is cutting a tooth!
Darci said…
I totally agree, DON'T cut it. It is great the way it is. I love it.

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