I had to measure it several times, just to make sure, because even though it looks longer than tall, it's square! It finished up at 34"x34", which was unintentional, but a pleasant surprise. I made a
I thought this would be a nice size for outings in the car seat or stroller, without being too large. Babies seem to require packing approximately 75 pounds of stuff into a diaper bag and that's just to get out of the driveway. Hopefully this won't take up a ton of room and will be easy to carry around.
I wish I could tell you what batting I used, because it was awesome. I found a perfectly sized remnant out of my batting scraps tote. I didn't get a picture of the quilt post wash/dry, but it scarcely shrunk, and while it crinkled some, it fluffed up even more. The result was wonderfully soft and puffy. It's quilted by SITD and a squiggly line stitch in the boarder.
|The backing, fluttering in the wind|
I hope you're as ready for the weekend as I am! Happy Friday!
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