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Maggie Jane’s Baby Quilt

I have too many WIP’s…..more than I feel comfortable having at one time. I’m diving in, and moving them along. The one I am so excited to share with you today, is for another new cousin, who was born in July. And, yes as you may have guessed, a Texan.  Her name is Margaret Jane. We lovingly call her, Maggie.

A few years ago I bought these adorable Texas themed labels. Since we moved, I can’t find them. I still have hope they’ll appear in one more unpacked box that has some sewing odds and ends in it. Maggie’s mom said her wedding vows in a gorgeous wedding dress, with of course, cowboy boots. So the label with the cowboy boot on it is the one I am searching for.

Maggie’s mom requested the fabric in the quilt have Woodland Animals on them. And the baby’s room is lavender and gray. So….

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I sent the quilt out to a friend who is a longarmer, Angela Vertucci, for the quilting. She does not have a web site or a blog. Her work is beautiful. She used a lovely posy design on this quilt. (More close-ups to come). Angie longarms for others for a fee, and if you are interested in contacting her, I will forward her information to you.

So I began trimming, and cut the strips for binding.

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I love this fabric for the binding. It has been in my stash for ages, just waiting to be used for the right project.

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Front of Maggie Jane’s quilt – before binding and labeling.

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I just made up the back with scraps from the front. I’m really happy with how this came out too.

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On another note, for those of you who are Gilmore Girls fans, I hope you enjoyed the revival as much as my husband and I did. I have a hold on Lauren Graham’s new book, Talking as Fast as I Can, at the library.

Today I am linking up with Let’s Be Social @sewfreshquilts.

Have a great week and Happy Quilting!!

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2 Comments

  • Reply Yvonne @Quilting Jetgirl November 30, 2016 at 2:55 pm

    Congratulations on making such great progress toward finishing up another item on your WIP list. I hope you can find those labels; they sound perfect. And I really like how the backing turned out – this will be a two sided quilt for sure!

  • Reply Sandy A in St. Louis November 30, 2016 at 10:06 pm

    Oh that turned out so cute! Love the quilting on it, too. You know, as soon as you sew a different label on and send the quilt on its way, the Texas labels will come out of their hiding place. That’s the way things happen around here! 🙂

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