Rag Quilt: Spring Kitten

Normally, I make these rag quilts for friends as baby shower gifts. This blanket (and another that I’ll share on the blog soon) is for a little baby girl and her twin sister. It took me so long to put these together, that we’ll have to count them as first birthday presents!

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Here the blanket is after we sewed all the patches into strips. Full disclosure: my mom helped extensively with the getting it-done portion of this rag quilt.

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We learned a while ago, that pressing the seams open makes the whole process go a LOT smoother. So now we just set up the iron and ironing board along with the sewing machine and do some pressing in-between. See how mess everything looks before a press & how nice it looks after?  Much easier to stitch together this way.

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These kittens are just  my favorite.

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And this is what it looks like all folded up and ready to be delivered – all it needs is a big bow!  (And a quilt for the twin sister too!)

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