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Play Time: Meet Honey Bear!

Posted on: February 21st, 2021 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome to the NEW Sew Fresh Quilts BLOG!!!

Five days ago, I showed you my Play Time quilt finish…

For the past two days ago, I also posted about my doll quilt sized Play Time quilt finishes…

I am really enjoying making these blocks!!!

Because this pattern offers SO MANY different hair styles and clothing options, you can make your block to match a little dolly in your life. Or to match their Teddy Bear!

Then you can make that block into a matching dolly quilt!

Each block is 12″ wide by 14″ tall, by adding a 3″ to 3.5″ border, you can bring this quilt up to the perfect size for a standard 18″ doll bed.

I added 3.5″ wide borders to bring the block up to the desired size.

I did not use any batting in the doll quilt, but instead chose to use flannel for the backing.

I pinned the top directly to the wrong side of the flannel backing and quilted in my usual wavy lines from edge to edge. Then added a machine finished binding.

I made a another little pillow too!

For this wee pillow, I simply pieced a bee print cuff on the end of the birch tree print, folded the fabric with right sides together, then placed it on a piece of batting and stitched around the two raw edges on the left and bottom, turned the tube outside right, folded in the raw edges inside on the right side of the cuff and top stitched closed.

I have made many table runners, placemats and even a few doll blankets before, but this is only the third time I quilted anything without batting.

Resulting in the softest drape!

My “Play Time – Honey Bear” 18″ doll quilt finished at 19 x 21″

You can find the Play Time – Honey Bear 18″ doll quilt for sale in my NEW SHOP.

Click here to see my full size Play Time quilt I shared about, if you missed it.

Click here to see my Play Time Ginger 18″ doll quilt I shared about, if you missed it

Click here to see my Play Time Cinnamon 18″ doll quilt I shared about, if you missed it

I have to confess… These Doll quilts for a Doll bed are rather addicting!

The Play Time PDF pattern includes a variety of styles and sizes:

Blocks Finish at SMALL 12″ x 14″ or LARGE 24″ x 28″

9 Block Quilt Finishes at 44″ x 50″ or 88″ x 100″.

4 Block Quilt Finishes at 30″ x 34″ or 60″ x 68″.

You can find the Play Time PDF pattern here in my NEW SHOP!

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4 Responses

  1. Kathy says:

    This teddy is so sweet! Compliments the dolls perfectly! They are all super cute! Thank you for sharing your talents!

  2. Tammy says:

    I love Honey Bear Lorna, he is adorable! A special little blanket for all those cherished teddy bears out there!!✨💖🧸💖✨

  3. Anja @ Anja Quilts says:

    I’m behind in blog reading (and commenting), but I have been seeing all your new designs. Well done! Your creativity never stops. Congrats.

  4. Danice says:

    Adorable blocks and quilt Lorna. That white doll bed is also so cute.

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