Don’t you think a making a baby quilt is one of the happiest things a quilter can do? A baby quilt is small, for starters. You can use pretty colors and cheerful prints. Best of all, babies are not the quilt police. They don’t care if your points match. They’ll spit up on it no matter what it looks like.
Counting Sheep, in the June 2014 issue, is just such a project. TQL contributing editor, Irene Berry, didn’t protest too much when she found out that her husband committed her to making a baby quilt for a friend. The baby shower was less than a month away, so Irene took every shortcut she could think of and finished the top in a weekend. You can, too—it’s all there in the pattern.
The only thing missing from the story is a picture of the quilt’s sweet little recipient. So, here’s Anna, with her very own quilt, Counting Sheep…Jan Magee, The Quilt Life