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newborn and preemie quilt

Hello all, Mary Ellen here.

Perhaps you have a new little one on the way in your family, or perhaps you make toppers as charity quilts for newborns and preemies. This technique shown in the video (click here) would be perfect. My only suggestion to those of you making this sort of quilt to give to a hospital NICU is to find out the size restrictions if any. Some hospitals put them on top of the isolette and some put them inside. Some hospitals are particular about the sizes they will accept. Just check so your efforts can be used and appreciated.

I recently signed up for the free subscription to the group making the video above (along with others). I’ve watched just a few so far. To date I’ve recognized the names of all the featured quilters as belonging to the staffs of Quiltmaker magazine, and both McCall’s quilting magazines. I think they are reliable sources for quilt advice, so I am expecting their videos to be of good quality.


  1. Paula Foerder says:

    That is basically the way I make my preemie quilts but I put fleece on the back. It’s a little heavier than the flannel but so soft.

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