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My first baby quilt

This is the first baby blanket/quilt I have ever made, and although I feel the design and prints on the front are a little "eh", I really like the ties and "sleeping bag" roll I included.

Gender-neutral makes brown and red an easy choice for colors! The inspiration was a patch of brown fabric with yellow/orange pears and red apples, which I had two small scraps of (see cut-outs). I have never hand sewn anything and found it very tedious, and it was too hard on the machine because of how small the individual prints were. So as you can see (bottom), after awhile, it got a little sloppy! Add a few embroidered fruit "patches", and that is the theme! I used fusible batting (a cinch to use!) which I would buy again, but because I am a self-taught sewer, I had no idea what I was getting into with the brown side coverings. Those were the most challenging thing to do! I think my next idea (baby quilt #2) will be so much better. I have had the idea for a long while stewing, and this was more of me flying by the seat of my pants!
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this is AMAZING!!! I LOVE IT SAR! :) you did great! i can't wait to hang out on friday!! yeay!!! did you see my spring pics on my blog yet?? isn't the tree wonderful?!

WAIT!!! isn't your garage sale on friday?! if so, I WANT TO HELP YOU! let me know OK??? guten tag! :)
OH! go to etsy and look up the seller ellynelly...we NEED TO FIND OUT HOW TO DO THIS!!!

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