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Size of crib quilts vs. blankies

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scrapquilter48
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Re: Size of crib quilts vs. blankies

Post by scrapquilter48 » Sun Nov 06, 2016 1:29 am

I usually, make it simple when shopping for baby quilt ask 1metre in your language 1 yard.. No calculation required if need it to be bigger I add wide borders to back and front..

Mimi914
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Re: Size of crib quilts vs. blankies

Post by Mimi914 » Mon Jul 31, 2017 7:00 am

I keep my crib size in line so that I don't have to piece the backing...so about 40-41 inches to allow for the the excess needed. Also, I found I can save a little on batting for the "blankie" size by buying a full-size bed batting and cutting it into quarters!

kittyskids
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Re: Size of crib quilts vs. blankies

Post by kittyskids » Fri Aug 10, 2018 8:04 am

I make flannel blankets square, so about 40x40. But I make my quilts about 45x60, so the baby grows into them, not out of them.

CarolKE
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Re: Size of crib quilts vs. blankies

Post by CarolKE » Thu Oct 31, 2019 4:48 pm

I prefer to make baby quilts square as it is easier to swaddle a babe with a square. I also make pinning blankets from 2 layers of flannel since the ones available for purchase are oblong and skimpy.

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