Sunday, 29 April 2012

Keepsake for Mom

A little while ago Allison gave me Blake's receiving blankets to make into a quilt.  It is a great keepsake for mom and Blake.


I started with a pile of receiving blankets.


Cut them into 10 Inch Squares.  


I also appliquéd some pieces.


I did horizontal stitching for the quilting

 
On the back I put a Teddy Bear Flannel.


14 comments:

  1. Kim,

    This is a completely precious keepsake. I would the idea of using Blake's baby blankets to make a quilt. My kids are sentimental and love anything having to do with themselves as babies. This is really sweet.

    I'm visiting from the DIY linky party. I would love if you stopped by my blog.

    Thanks for sharing,
    Laura

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  2. I love it! I have a huge stack of receiving blankets from my kids too, I never thought about using them in a quilt.

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  3. Oh how beautiful!! What a great way to use up baby blankets.

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  4. Such a beautiful quilt! Great way to keep and reuse those baby blankets!


    Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
    Hope you have a fabulous week!
    Jill @ Creating my way to Success
    http://www.jembellish.blogspot.com/

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  5. This is beautiful! What a special DIY project. And what a great way to reuse some of the blankets you have! Very inspiring! x

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  6. Thanks so much for stopping by and linking up your project to Mauvin' Monday! When you get a chance, don't forget to stop by and share your Twitter account on the new Tweet Leap!

    http://www.vintagemauve.com/2012/05/01/its-a-tweet-leap-and-referral-love-too/

    Cheers,
    Jessica

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  7. That is precious! I LOVE flannel quilts sooo yummy soft! I have two kiddo quilts to work on right now and I just can't wait to get them started! Thanks for sharing!

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  8. Sooo darn darling.. I love it.. What a great keepsake. Thanks SO much for sharing..Wishing you a HAPPY start to your weekend.. xoxo

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  9. Oh how sweet, what a lovely idea! xxxx

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  10. You have created such a beautiful keepsake with those receiving blankets. So beautiful. Thanks for sharing at our party this week.

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  11. This blanket is beautiful!!!
    I'd love it if you would share this on my Fun stuff fridays link up party. It just opened.

    -ashley
    http://pencilleddaydream.wordpress.com/2012/05/04/fun-stuff-fridays-link-up-2/

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  12. Sooo darling ;)) I wanted to know if you could please link them to my mother's day linky. It's a photo series but this will be perfect / inspiring for idea's.. :)) TY so much.. Link is..http://www.theartsygirlconnection.com/2012/05/counting-down-to-mothers-day-faf-13.html

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  13. definitely! I've followed you on google
    your blog is lovely by the way,waiting you on my blog xxx

    FashionSpot.ro

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