Turtles for a baby quilt

According to the Life Balance Institute, turtles symbolize longevity, great age, and wisdom.  What more perfect animal to feature on a quilt to welcome a first grandchild!

I chose to quilt a bit less densely than usual, in order to assure that this special quilt remain soft and cuddly.  The turtles got 2 different shell treatments:


and the border featured waving fronds of seaweed:


What a special quilt for a special baby!



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3 responses to “Turtles for a baby quilt

  1. What an adorable quilt and your quilting is perfect!

  2. This is so sweet! It will be treasured forever.

  3. Fox May

    The pattern is so lovely. I am trying to find a free turtle pattern to use for a quilt.

    Did you find this or create it yourself?

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