I finished up this quilt a few weeks before Jane was born. It is so so so soft and the best weight…even though she won’t need it much this summer, it’s a perfect size to grow with her through the fall and winter. Size and quilt top info can be found in this post.
I quilted it with super simple straight lines to exaggerate the gingham pattern a bit. The backing is a super soft minky. I get asked all the time how to quilt with minky on the back…I did a post about it you can find here. Basically I just baste it like a mad woman and hope for the best. :)
Turns out coral is kind of a nightmare color to photograph…it either looks orange and washed out or dark pink. The picture below is pretty accurate I think…it’s more pink than it looks in all these pictures!
You can see a peek of the matching crib sheets I made. Crib sheets are so easy to make. I use Dana’s video tutorial here. This time I used the first method and left the selvages in place and sewed the stretched elastic right to the selvage.
Too bad there isn’t a scratch and sniff feature for your computer screen…because that fuzzy newborn head up there is the best smell in the whole world!