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Creating Quilts With Kids Artwork

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Quilting is such a versatile craft; you can incorporate your children's artwork into a quilt for you, grandparents, or a favorite teacher. This is a guide about creating quilts with kids artwork.
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November 7, 20080 found this helpful

When I learn of a new grandchild to be born, it's tradition for me to make the expected one a baby quilt. I like to embroider, so I try to find pictures or transfers that I can put on a quilt-block and embroider. Recently, my 4 year old grandson drew a picture of himself and me, and I got to thinking that it would be a very nice picture for his little brother or sister that is expected in the spring. I am going to ask him and his 7 year old brother to draw a couple more pictures for me, and transfer them to quilt-blocks for the new baby.

Here is the picture that Steven drew for me; I will post a picture of the quilt when I get it finished. (Notice the blue hair? Steven knows that blue is my favorite color, hehehe!)

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By Carole from Locust Fork, AL

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November 7, 20080 found this helpful

What an absolutely lovely idea! And how sweet that 'Grama's' hair is blue ;-) Yes, please do share a photo of the quilt with us when you're done :-)

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By Arlene (Guest Post)
November 7, 20080 found this helpful

How do you transfer the pictures to the quilt squares? I would like to try that. Thanks

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November 8, 20080 found this helpful

I would also like to know how to transfer the pictures to quilt squares. pink2teach AT yahoo.com

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November 8, 20080 found this helpful

what a great idea..I quiilt some and may try this also..how do you transfer this oonto the material?? if you'd like you could email me..to share your talents..djcats#sbcglobal.net..thanks,debbie

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