Monday, 3 April 2017

Memory Quilt from Baby Clothes - Part 5

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Design

Most of my squares are ready, I need a few more that I will make on the go, now let's take a look at the design. I will use 9 patch blocks, mixing the plain and crazy squares. The final size of the quilt should be around 220 cm by 140 cm. One square is 10 cm by 10 cm, I work with 0.5 cm seam, so one finished square is 9 cm by 9 cm. Rounding the numbers my quilt is going to have 24 x 15 = 360 squares, that means 216 cm by 135 cm (roughly 85" by 53") plus the border and binding. This means that I have to create 40 pieces of 9 patch blocks. This will take a while...

Here are all my blocks ready to work with. I ordered them by colour to be able to have all colours spread evenly. What do you think?

Previous posts about this project:
Memory Quilt from Baby Clothes, Part 1
Memory Quilt from Baby Clothes, Part 2
Memory Quilt from Baby Clothes, Part 3
Memory Quilt from Baby Clothes, Part 4



Cheers,
   Emese

9 comments:

  1. Wow that is a lot of squares to collect, what a masterpiece ! #RealCrafyLinkParty

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  2. Your blocks look so pretty, all sorted by color. I will have to read your previous posts about this - my niece is expecting her first baby in September. I will have to keep this in mind for all the sweet baby clothes that they grow out of so quickly! ~smile~
    Roseanne

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  3. Great way to get them organized for when you're ready to get started. Thanks for sharing this with us at the Dishing It & Digging It Link party, We loved reading it. Have a great day.

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  4. I'm getting excited to see this come together! Thanks so much for sharing at Brag About It!

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  5. I love the idea of a memory quilt with your baby's clothes! I made a pillow out of one of my boy's favorite shirts because I did not want to get rid of it. Thanks for sharing at Merry Monday. Make sure to come back to share the finished product!

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  6. Well, you've been busy...I love to see that rainbow of colors. Can't wait to see the quilt! Thank you for sharing at The Really Crafty Link Party. Pinned!

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  7. So pretty, perfect for spring. This would look great as wall art or even a pillow! Thank you for sharing at The Really Crafty Link Party. Pinned!

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  8. Great project! Will you be part 6?

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