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Friday, May 11, 2018

Baby quilts gifted

I was wondering what to do with my recently completed 1930s cot quilt.  Although I enjoyed stitching it, it was made with the idea of passing it on instead of keeping it for my two grown-up grand-daughters to finally start their own families.  They have told me quite plainly that they are not ready for babies yet, if ever, thank you Nana!

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1930s cot quilt

I also completed a smaller baby quilt, made from cute little farm animal blocks, and backed in cuddly pink flannel. Just right for a floor mat to place a baby on to kick her chubby little legs in the air.

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Baby quilt with farm animals

They have now been gifted to baby Hadassah, daughter of Robin's niece Sharon,  so happily both these quilts have found a new home.  Sharon would love to have a baby quilt, she said, so they will be going to Auckland very soon when Sharon’s mum travels up to visit the new family.

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I’m happy to pass them on to Sharon and her baby

8 comments:

loulee said...

I'm sure they will be very much appreciated. All the more so because they are made by a family member.

Karen - Quilts...etc. said...

One day I need to make baby quilts for my one day great-grandchildren if ever lol - if they don't have kids I guess they can be passed on to someone else!

Maria said...

Sew nice your pretty quilts are being gifted to Hadassah. I'm sure her Mum Sharon will love them.

Karen S said...

So pleased your lovely quilts have found a special home. They are too lovely to just sit in the cupboard.
And if you do end up with more babies you have a good excuse to make another quilt or two!

Tired Teacher said...

An adorable set of quilts. I can imagine that once the baby is walking, the quilts will be dragged from room to room and tremendously loved.

Jocelyn Thurston said...

What a treat for those babies to be wrapped in Jenny’s sweet home made quilts.

Nancy @ Grace and Peace Quilting said...

Beautiful quilts. Wonderful that they have a loving home to go to. Great job!

Janice said...

It’s lovely that your quilts have found an appreciative home.