16 - 3" squares (I used black)
6 - 3"x 8-1/2" Strips - Red Plaid
6 - 3" x 8-1/2" Strips - Black Plaid
4 - 3" x 8-1/2" Strips - Blue Plaid
8 - 3" x 8-1/2" Strips - Green Plaid
9 - 8-1/2" Squares - Muslin
Backing - 1 Piece 35" x 35"
Applique: For the watering can, bunnies pattern and pocket how to...
Embroider: I embroidered the word GROW using needlepoint floss - 3
ply. Also embroidered the holes on the spout and the water drops, eyes,
whiskers, nose and on the watering can label I embroidered:
July 18, 1999
Be sure to save the GROW square to put the baby's information like:
Name, birthday, weight and length... DON'T Let anyone sign this square!
Use Pigma Permanent Pens and heat set your signatures...
Baby Shower Signature Quilt
Here is a fun decorative and useful idea for a baby shower signature
quilt that will hang above the changing table and hold all the little
supplies like... powder, lotion, diaper pins, etc.
Then when the baby is older - they can use the cute little pockets
to hold their stuffed animals.
To make rows: Lay all pieces out before stitching. - Top row example
- With right sides facing, join a red plaid with a muslin square. Add
green plaid to other side then a muslin square, then green plaid, then
muslin square, then red plaid. Make three rows this way except the colors
will be different on second row.
To make lattice strips: With right sides facing together stitch first
black square to plaid strip then a square, strip, etc. Make four rows
this way - don't forget that the second row is different colors.
To join rows: With right sides facing, stitch one pieced strip to top
edge of a row of blocks. Continue to join rows, separated by strips
n this way.
NOTE: Be sure to press open your seams as you sew.
Pockets: Using the pattern (see Applique information) Turn 1/4"
around the entire pocket. Stitch the top seam then pin to the muslin
square. Stitch around both sides and bottom leaving top open. I embelished
the pockets with little bunnies and added a 1/2 moon with the two little
bunnies sitting on it. Be creative. I also added another row to the
side and bottom to make the quilter larger.
Applique, embroider and embelish - then pin, baste, quilt and bind...
This was a big hit at the shower and also gave the Mommy to be a wonderful