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this is a baby quilt i am making for my cousin »
InstructionsUsed old clothing from thrift stores, cut up into 12" by 12" squares (pinked the edges). sewed together in rows,
This was my first quilt ever, so my rows didn't exactly match up when I sewed them, so I cut and pinked small 1" by 1" squares for the centers of the mismatched large squares. I sewed an x in the middle of each of these small squares to "quilt" the batting and an old bed sheet to ...
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Type of item: Functional
Style: Eco-Friendly, Retro / Vintage, Cute, Mod
recycled clothing, extra wide binding strip, thread, sewing machine,
What was your inspiration?
Never tried doing a quilt before, my cousin just had a girl, I had tonnes of clothing lying around ( our town didn't have a fabric store at the time). So I decided to make something pretty.
What are you most proud of?
It's soft, I used thick batting.. My cousin loved it for the winter.
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
I didn't press.. my suggestion would be to press everything .. it makes it much easier to work with. This quilt turned out ok, but I would look for a better finishing tutorial, mine kind of looked a little messy.