Saturday, May 12, 2007

Baby quilt?

Need to come up with a new baby quilt for a little boy who will arrive to a wildly loving family this summer.

Not sure this is the pattern I'll be going for, but this is a picture of a quilt from a book that has the pattern. Thoughts? Not "boy" enough? I usually go for some bright colors for kids quilts since it stimulates their sight and is a bit more interesting than the usual baby blue colors.

Today I went to Book Off in Costa Mesa for the first time. WOW! I bought out almost the entire quilt book section. Given, it was small, but it was mighty. This shop has only used books, and most books are in Japanese although some in English also. More pictures soon of the books I picked up.

Oh, I don't read Japanese by the way, so the vast majority of my new books are in Japanese, but the patterns are pretty easy to read.

5 comments:

Jennifer said...

That pattern would be wonderful for a boy (said by the mother of a boy, with that boy's direct approval!). I do envy you Californians (and Hawaiians too, I take it) who have such great access to Japanese books and stores and magazines and everything; can't wait to see more of what you picked up at the used book store.

quiltpixie said...

thanks for stopping by my blog. I agree with Jennifer -- scrappy is ALWAYS appropriate. I look forward to visiting you more often :-)

Sonya said...

I love that quilt and the pattern is plenty boy.

The Calico Cat said...

I am a bit of a rebel, but I think anything goes for baby quilts... Hopefully they get used to death anyway! (My most recent one is green!)

Lynn said...

I think the quilt looks wonderful for either a boy or a girl!