Monday, November 11, 2013

Handmade Gift Ideas #1

It's that time of year for gift giving
 and for some of us, the best gifts of all are handmade.


I have been working on some handmade gift ideas the past few weeks
 and was planning to make my 
Abundantly Blessed quilt out of our Scrumptious fabric.


A friend of mine saw this picture on Facebook and said "Hey, isn't this your quilt"?
  
I couldn't resist contacting the photographer and Amber was kind enough to let me post it.  
Isn't she the most adorable baby!

Yes, this is my quilt, Abundantly Blessed.



 I decided to make up some Abundantly Blessed kits to put in the shop.

This quilt is so fast and easy!


It's a quilt-as-you-go with a soft raw edge.  
As you can see, it's perfect for snuggling baby or great for a table topper too. 
The size is 40" x 40".

My daughter-in-law made a table topper out of Christmas fabric 
a couple of years ago. 
This pattern works great for any season.


And yes, I am working on a boy kit as well. Coming soon!


The kits are available with an orange quilt back


or a red one.  

The pattern is included in the kit as well.

She is just too sweet! 
Thanks Amber.


Check back often.  I will be adding more gift ideas in the next couple of weeks
and hope this helps you in giving some handmade gifts this year.

And yes, I am feeling more than Abundantly Blessed right now!!! 
Bonnie

9 comments:

  1. I love this quilt! I've made it once, in boy colors, but I really like the bright colors in this one!!! I have a few of your charm packs...think I need to make it again!!

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  2. Love it! This quilt is one of my favorites, and that is one darling baby.

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  3. Don't know what's cuter the baby or your quilt;-) And it's great to hear you're feeling good!

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  4. After searching through 100 cute patterns, my 9 yr old granddaughter was inspired by Abundantly Blessed to make her newborn cousin a quilt. She reversed the color placement using a circle of your flannel Marmalade (it makes the back blocks of flannel and the front a split melon.) So cute and so proud of herself. Can you tell she was feverishly working on it at night after her pesky brothers were in bed?!

    http://fabricfulfillingitsdestiny.blogspot.com/2013/08/a-new-generation.html

    Blessings to you. Hope you are well and looking forward to the holidays.

    Karee Sowards

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  5. Is is possible to just order the pattern for Abundantly Blessed? I only see it included in the kit.

    I have plenty at fabric to use at home and this is such a darling pattern I would love to make up a few of these quilts!

    Glad to hear you are feeling blessed!

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    1. Thanks Julie,
      Yes, you can just order the pattern. It is also in our shop at www.cottonway.com.

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  6. What a precious little cutie pie in a beautiful quilt!! Love 'em both. Thanks for sharing y'all. Now I've gotta get to where ya see about ordering a kit.

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  7. I love this quilt!!!! It´s fantastic!!!!!!

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  8. I love these pictures. They are so cute. I love the cotton blanket too! It is so cute. Thanks for sharing.

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