Monday, 4 January 2016

Logcabin Block Baby Quilt

Having decided to make a quilt for the impending arrival of a new baby in the family, I looked to Pinterest for inspiration. The only problem with that is the information overload. I needed to go for something that was within my skill level. The pictures on Pinterest can make you feel quite inadequate.
Next decision was about colour. Despite alleged sexual equality and all the politics around it, the adage 'pink for a girl and blue for a boy' is still firmly entrenched.
So, do I wait to find out what flavour she's having or go for a gender neutral colour (that'll be yellow, then)?

I like the look of this one. (It's not mine - credit to Anna Levengood)

Yesterday's walk was a bit rubbish, only a couple of miles, but redeemed myself today with 3.5 miles. Almost enjoyed it. I went out after work. Had quite a busy day today, which was fine. Less fine was listening to a grown woman listing every gift she got for Christmas. Surely the question, "what did you get for Christmas?" is a bit like "how are you?" No-one actually expects a detailed answer - it's small talk.


  1. I had the same issue!! I too am making a baby quilt. I looked as you did and ended up sewing 5" squares. It was very busy so removed bright spots. I used Hello Bear by Art Gallery. I ended up with 7 squares by 7 squares but added a 2" border. I should have blogged my progress but did not. I will when I'm done. Good luck.

  2. there is always green ... or a rainbow or "themed" prints like animals, zoo, woodland, that will blend right in x Log cabin is a super adaptable pattern that can use many colours and still look good x