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Mommy's Love

by Janette Paglianite
(Sellersville, PA)

Mommy's Love Quilt for Ava

Mommy's Love Quilt for Ava

The Creation of the Mommy's Love Quilt was filled with excitement!

This is my fist Baby Quilt. I have three boys that were well grown by this point and I was now having a daughter. I was filled with joy and excitement. I decided she had to have a handmade quilt when she came into the world. I wanted it to be cheerful and bright and also reflect how much I loved her before I even met her.

I started out choosing fabrics with bright colors and different textures to awaken her senses. I cut 5 1/2" squares of Flannel and Chenille. Once I placed them together in a pattern that I liked, I used Warm and Natural 100% Cotton batting and a stripe Flannel for the back and binding.

I machine quilted it in the ditch and vertically and horizally through the Chenille fabrics. I hand stitched hearts through several flannel blocks and machine quilted X's through the others. The Quilt measures 33 1/2" x 34".

When it was finished I was so proud and couldn't wait to wrap her in it. Ava is now 16 months old and loves to snuggle up to it in her crib.

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I love this one!
by: Anonymous

Beautiful, full of love.

love it
by: Anonymous

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There's a lot of love in this quilt
by: Bronwyn

You really put a lot of love into this quilt. I like that you hand-stitched the hearts, and the textures are wonderful, too!

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