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Wednesday, December 31, 2008

LADYBUG QUILT PATTERN - BLOCKS FULL OF LADYBUGS

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Pick up a ladybug quilt pattern and use it to create beautiful homemade quilts for your friends and family. Everybody needs a lucky ladybug or two in their homes no matter what style bedding or decor they have. The beauty of making your own quilts is that you can experiment with color combinations and personalize your quilts with unique quilting patterns and fabrics.

COLORS

Pink ladybug rugs and baby bedding for girls is all the rage. Nobody cares that you will never find a ladybug with that particular color scheme in nature; pink and brown is pretty and trendy and that's all that matters. For baby boys, you will want incorporate shades of blue with some neutral fabrics to highlight it to its full potential. Of course there is nothing wrong with natural red and black ladybugs appliqued on the quilt squares either.

LADYBUG QUILT PATTERN RESOURCES

Here are some resources for free patterns for ladybug quilts to make for children as well as adults or as wall hangings:



SIZE

Often the size of the quilt that I make depends on the amount of cotton quilting fabric that I happen to have on hand. If you don't have enough to make a full size bed quilt, use your ladybug quilt pattern to make a baby crib quilt , a wall hanging, or some placemats.

You can applique ladybugs on plain, cotton fabric or use ladybug print fabrics in your quilt with great results. Appliqued quilts are for more advanced quilters. If you are a beginner, buy some ladybug theme quilting fabric and practice with patchwork before moving forward to more challenging
ladybug quilt patterns
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