Baby Bear Baby Quilt

An Island Batik Ambassador Adventure

Mountain Bear 1 (Medium)

Our Ambassador challenge for July: Baby and Crib quilts. Wonderful timing as there is a family I know expecting a baby and of course I wanted to make a quilt. I decided to go with a mountain theme, “baby bear,” and picked out some great tan, brown and green Island Batiks. The piecing was done using Aurofil Thread and for the quilting I used two Superior Threads’ Fantastico, both variegated. They absolutely quilt like a dream!

Baby quilt fabrics (Medium)

Oh Baby! Crib QuiltsThis was not looking like your typical baby quilt with bright primary colors or batiks, but I really liked the idea of keeping the mountain theme in the quilt. The body was all half-square triangles with the center being framed. The bear and pine tree are appliqued.

This was a fun and fairly quick project and best of all, I have a gift done long before the new arrival!

Be sure to check out all the Island Batik Ambassador creative projects.Ā  #islandbatiks

Mountain Bear 2 (Medium)

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7 responses »

  1. OMG, too cute Joyce! I can see you’re having lots of fun being an Ambassador šŸ™‚

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  2. What an adorable little bear !!!

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  3. Very cute quilt. I love your colors.

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  4. adorable quilt! my son would have liked that when he was little, his name means bear in Danish after all šŸ˜‰

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