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Olivia's Pink and Brown

by Janice Mathis
(Boulder Creek CA)

I made this quilt for my best friend's new baby, Olivia. She loves pink and brown, (my friend, not Olivia) and I didn't want it to look "baby"ish, so I stuck with modern prints.


I drew out different sized squares on graph paper and played with it until I got to a size that worked. Once I knew how many of each size I needed, I focused on making each block interesting. I sewed it together in sections, and there's one little square in the middle that everything else pivoted on so it had to be sewn with partial seams. What a pain!

Once it was all together, I machine quilted it around every square and backed it with cozy pink and brown polka dot flannel. I completed this fairly quickly, considering, probably 2 months total, working nights and weekends. I hope she likes it!

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love it!
by: Anonymous

it's beautiful!

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I love those colors
by: Jennifer

What a great quilt! The colors you chose are wonderful and what great work! I would love this one for me! This is my favorite for sure!

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This one is insane!!
by: Hannah

You can tell immediately that a LOT of work went into this one. It is absolutely amazing and I love that you designed it all yourself. What a lucky baby to receive this one! I love it, I think this is my favorite.

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