Thursday, July 8, 2010


After finishing the donation quilt kit yesterday
I still had some time before delivering it tonight to
get another quilt ready.

I had half of these strips sewn together already,
left over from another project.....
so it was snap to make a few more blocks and
get this little baby quilt ready.

No batting.

I've always wanted to make a flannel quilt
with front and back flannel with
NO batting.

It's lightweight.
but not TOO lightweight.

You can see I used the leftover blocks on the back.
Everything seemed to fit perfectly.

As to the quilting.....
Those diagonal lines were so easy.
I didn't even use my walking foot!!
The machine just glided across this little quilt.

I will definitely make another
battingless, flannel quilt again!!
Can I call it a quilt when there's no batting?
You can still leave a comment over here
to help me celebrate 100!
Who might win a little fabric.


  1. What a cute little quilt. I'm always amazed when people say "I think I'll just bust out a quilt right now," and then BAM! Very impressed!

  2. This is a lovely little quilt. The fabrics look so nice together and I'm sure it's very soft. I made little flannel quilts for my children when they were babies and they loved them even as they grew a little older.

  3. I just did two of these using fleece for the backing - no batting. I love them! We made ours a little smaller - 9 blocks instead of 16 - because they were for newborns. And I think it's a "quilt" if you quilt it - regardless of how many layers it has!

  4. I love your flanel quilt. I too make baby size charity quilts. I have never seen such pretty flanels. I thought you used cotton.
    I found a deffination to justify that indeed you made a quilt.... "Quilting is a sewing method done to join two or more layers of material together to make a thicker padded material." Happy quilting!

  5. Sew cute! Great idea too. I'll have to give it a try. Thanks for sharing!

  6. hi beth! just wanted to congratulate your 100! (it's actually more now!) and wanted to thank you for dropping by my little blog today. (I always do a little reconnaissance work after anyone new comes by, which is what brings me over.) i love the stripy pinwheel you made down there too, btw! that's my kinda quilt!

    thanks again for the kind comment!


  7. Hi Beth, Very cute quilt and love the flannel.

  8. so clever! I made my children summer "sheets" when they were in cribs because there was never anything in the stores the right weight. BUt I used plain quilting cotton and I didn't stitch across it.
    I will keep your method tucked away for inspiration - I do love flannel so much.

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