Scrappy Itzy Bitzy changing mat made by Laurie

Lauren recently heard she is to be an aunty again soon, she fancied making something useful but also gorgeous. We decided it was time she had a go at scrappy quilting…check out how she did.

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Firstly she spent time cutting lots if random 2.5″ squares…lots of jolly colours plus some nice pastels as the sex if the babies not known

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Archie the sewing dog “helping”…

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Squares cut she sewed lots of strips…randomly. Lauren doesn’t “do” random as a rule as she is a perfectionist so this was the hardest bit lol. She had to pretty much close her eyes too select each square lol

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Pressed & ready to sew strips into a top

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Lookin good?

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Layered up with wadding & spotty backing

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She did her 1st “stitching in the ditch”

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A few more squares sewn together & made into ties were attached to one side

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Here’s a chuffed Lauren getting ready to turn the border

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She turned the backing over the edges to form the border

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The spotty fabric looks good against all the little squares

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All finished…isn’t it gorgeous? I’m super proud of my clever girls 1st quilting project & I’m sure the new baby will love it

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About Craft Hill Fabric Artisans

Hi, we are a mother and daughter tea drinking, tattoo wearing duo of crafters. Every Wednesday evening we get together and make beautiful things for friends, family and sometimes ourselves. Helped along the way by sometime models & general pests Izzy the Border Terrier & Archie the Patterdale terrier (spot them in our pic's) We are both living in beautiful Devon but grew up in Norfolk. We call ourselves Fabric Artisans & this has come down through five generations of seamstresses, needle women & crafters of all things fabric.
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10 Responses to Scrappy Itzy Bitzy changing mat made by Laurie

  1. This looks like fun to make, great tutorial!

  2. calicocat41 says:

    Love the bright colors and a wonderful idea. Nice job!

  3. Thanks, choose the brights as not sure on the sex of the baby. Its very easy to do but the corners don’t match very well if you do what I did and not cut all your patches square.

  4. Hi, I’ve nominated you for the Liebester Award. Here’s a link to the post http://montanadesigns.wordpress.com/2013/03/03/my-liebster-nomination/

  5. rosyragpatch says:

    Very pretty quilt for a baby. I love the bright colours.

  6. calicocat41 says:

    Hi, I nominated you for the Liebster Award, you can go to my blog and see the rules!

  7. Pingback: Baby goodies by Laurie | Craft Hill Fabric Artisans

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