Sunday, July 1, 2012

Minky Brown Bear Brown Bear Quilt

When I came across this Brown Bear Brown Bear fabric on Etsy, I had to snatch it up and add it to my stash for a future project.  Well, it's been about 6 months since I received it and today I made a fun toddler quilt with it.  I pinned three layers together.  Minky, warm and natural batting and the animal print.
My blue minky has a diamond pattern to it so I used this to my advantage for quilting.  Since I find minky so hard to work with and always have issues with it bunching up, I chose to only do my quilting in one direction and I spaced it every four rows to avoid any problems.
Then I got into my stash of Michael Miller Ta Dots and chose 3 colors that complimented the quilt top and made my 2 1/4" binding strips.....
It turned out really well and the multi-colored binding makes it even more fun....

This soft, squishy quilt will also be educational to go along with the book.  A fun, entertaining way to learn the names of different animals.  Brown Bear, Brown Bear what do you see ???

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  1. This is really cute! Brown Bear is one of my girls favorite books, what a cute idea. Love it!
    (Found you from Quilt Story Linky)

  2. Wow, that is an adorable quilt! I love the binding too, that was a perfect choice. :)

  3. What gorgeous fabric. I can see why you snapped it up! Beautiful quilt!

    Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
    Hope you have a fabulous week!
    Jill @ Creating my way to Success

  4. GWAK!! I love this. It's beautiful. I found your link from Creative Spark.

  5. So sweet!! I would have loved to have a quilt like this for the boys when they were little. They loved that book! Thanks so much for coming out to the party at Clean and Scentsible. Enjoy the rest of your weekend!
    Jenn :)