Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Quilties, quilties everywhere!

That means there are babies around! Sunshine's godfather welcomed his first child into the world this summer. Mother and daughter are doing fine (we hear but have yet to see for ourselves, ahem)!

This bright, cheerful quiltie is for her:And this one is for a special baby whose young mother chose life when many others in her shoes would have chosen differently.I love the Winnie the Pooh toile on the back side and I thought the red bandannas really make the blues pop! I have another one to make come December, but it just isn't as much fun making a "gender neutral" quiltie so I will have to wait until that little one makes his or her appearance.

And then there is my friend Liz who has suddenly found herself expecting again 6 years after her last miscarriage and ten and a half years after her only child was born. It was Liz who found the first quiltie pattern in a magazine and made a deal with the only friend she had with a sewing machine; she would buy the materials if I would sew them. It was her daughter who dubbed them "Quilties". Liz is nine weeks pregnant and even though Baby gave us all quite a scare yesterday, that little one will have a quiltie for every day of the week if he or she keeps smiling and waving to her mama!


  1. I love those "quilties"! What a great idea and we're pryaing here for Liz .... so glad to hear that the little squirt waved yesterday!

  2. Love all those quilties Charlotte! And I've also meant to tell you I love the new look on your blog, so colorful and festive. That would be you, festive! :-) Thank you too (I"m hitting it all here today) for all your coloring pages offered online, what a blessing! Thanks so much! You inspire so many! God Bless!

  3. Mary,
    They are so easy to make and kids seem to love them! Thank you for the prayers. I know they are helping!

    Thank you for your kind words. Stop by anytime!

  4. Nice quilties! I love the Pooh toile, too.

  5. Barb,
    I just read your comment out loud. For some reason "Pooh toile" is cracking me up right now. Maybe I need more sleep!

  6. I am so excited about Liz. She's going to have the time of her life. Take it from somebody who had a baby after a long spell without - it is simply DIVINE and I love every minute.

    The quilties are a wonderful present. Do you think a 10 year old could do it by herself, if she could sew a straight seam?

  7. Little Boo says, "God bless Liz and her 'quilties'..."

    And yes, Little Boo's is still going strong after your "fixer upper" session.

    We'll keep Liz in our prayers....


  8. Those are adorable! Do you put anything between the bandanas and fabric, or is it just those 2 layers? What a beautiful gift to receive!


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