As a gift for a new baby, this quilt is destined to become a cherished keepsake or a practical gift that will be used for many years. The quilt shown above was obviously designed for a boy with fabric ranging from puppy dogs to baseballs and the Boy Scout motto. However it would be just as cute in colors for little girls. Or here's a thought. Change the name to Fido or Spot and it becomes a quick and easy washable throw to protect a favorite chair from the pooch. The recipient's name is appliqud onto the finished quilt top and edges are left to ravel and soften over time. The backing is made of a soft flannel which keeps baby warm and is soft against the skin. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Approximately 40 x 56 inches . Name letters are approximately 8 x 10 inches. At the end of the pattern you will find directions for making this quilt 45 x 60 inches, which should fit a standard toddler bed.