Today it's time to finish up this quilt!
Last time we pieced the blocks together so the first step today is add your border. On this quilt I added a 3 1/2" border of a coordinating Miss Kate fabric. On the twin Alyssa quilt I will be adding two borders, the inner border will be a 2 1/2" white border (my light color will be white on that quilt) and the outer will be a 4" colorful border.
Baste your quilt. (I duck tape my individual pieces to the concrete floor in my basement and then pin them together.)
Quilt your quilt.
Bind your quilt (sorry on this post I'm not going into much detail on this)
Most quilts I stitch the binding to the front and then hand stitch the binding to the back, but baby quilts get washed more and need more strength so I stitch the binding to the back first and the stitch it to the front like this:
There you have it, these quilts are so easy to make!
I made two of these Alyssa style baby quilts (and I still have fabric to make another quilt for a cousin having their first baby):
I have linked up to: Freshly Pieced // MyQuiltInfatuation // Quilt Story // Free Motion By The River // Blossom Heart Quilts // Sew Fresh Quilts