Henry – 4 months

No time for words (typing one handed with a baby on my lap), but here are a few photos from this month!

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(Henry has this look mastered. Maybe because it usually gets him what he wants!)

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hazel’s quilt

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I’m still plugging away at those unfinished quilts when I get a chance! This one is a quilt top I made for Hazel almost exactly a year ago. It’s made from Heather Ross’s Tiger Lily line for Windham paired with a bunch of that great polka dot print by Bonnie Christine.

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I gave Hazel a few backing options and she immediately selected this older Heather Ross tadpole print. I don’t blame her — it’s so soft! (She picked it less for the softness and more because Max has the matching print on the back of his Tiger Lily quilt). We added a strip of a print from Heather’s Briar Rose line, which happens to pair quite well.

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I quilted it with horizontal straight lines (again, to match Max’s…), and used a green and white stripe for binding.

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(complete with leftover yogurt from lunch!)

I spent a couple days hand sewing the binding and every time Hazel saw me with it she excitedly asked if it was ready for her to sleep under. It’s fun to finish a quilt for someone who is so excited about it!

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Tiger Lily is still available at these great shops:
Hawthorne Threads
Fat Quarter Shop
Nido
Stash Fabrics and
Llama Fabrics.
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Henry – 3 months

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(Steeplechase quilt)

This little guy is already 3 months old, and oh so sweet! He’s such an easy going baby, and rarely cries – sometimes I forget for a second that he’s here! I suppose third children have so much going on around them that they’re always entertained.

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We’re still working on getting smiles out of him – his usual look is a frown (!), or this sort of skeptical look. It’s kind of amusing.

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So far his only real dislikes seem to be the car (oh, the screaming!) and bottles (how dare we think that he’d want to have milk from a bottle!). For the time being that means we don’t travel too far by car, and I don’t get to travel too far from Henry!

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The gang. (We’re going to have to keep working on our poses!)

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