Be sure and press each piece over the seam allowance as you go and to use rectangular pieces and cut back for more shapes and sizes after each go-around. Also remember solids then patterned pieces.

Quilting Fabric. You’ll need two squares of fabric that are the exact same size. You can use any sized fabric you want, but these three sizes work best for a baby blanket or quilt.

A frame is not essential for quilting, but is extremely helpful – particularly for the stitching element of quilt-making baby quilts (Www.pavelist.com). Using a frame means your quilt is less likely to pucker or wrinkle.

Blanket Quilt These come in a variety of patterns and styles. Firstly there are different types of quilt. These are usually cotton, polyester or duck or goose down quilts. Usually though quilters refer to quilt covers or designs stitched onto the quilt itself.

Because of their smaller size, baby quilts are much easier to make than a normal sized quilt, and can be put together more quickly. Consider using fabric scraps from another project, and simply cut them into blocks, or strips that you can easily match and piece together to produce a beautiful quilt for baby. By using flannel for your batting, the blanket that you quilt will be warm and cozy.

With a memory book you need to make a decision at what point you will pass it on to your child. You can avoid this decision by having two memory books – one for you to keep always and one for your grown-up child. Another way to do it is to wait until your adult son or daughter seems to be settled in their first house after college or after their marriage or first child.

Baby Quilted Sleeping Bags. Babies need portable sleeping bags so they can sleep comfortably where ever they happen to be. Warm strong and washable are the things to think about in this category.