Friday, November 13, 2020

Charming Baby Quilts Remix - Hugs and Kisses

 Another Friday and another Charming Baby Remix!!!  This is quilt 4 of my Charming Baby Quilts Remix's and I am so excited to share it because I did a black background!!!!!    I don't do black backgrounds very often, but I sure love them when I do ;)  Here it is the Hugs and Kisse Remix quilt!!!!

Isn't this just so great!!!!  I just love, love, love how all of those happy bright colors just pop on the black ;)   I remixed the original design by adding more blocks and rows and of course, switching out to a dark background.   So fun :)  This Hugs and Kisses remix quilt finishes at 69 1/2" x 69 1/2" so it is perfect for snuggling up in and would make an amazing gift to anyone you wanted to send some Hugs and Kisses to :)    And It is just as easy to piece as the original, it's basically just making a few more blocks :)  (Pattern Adjustment's here)  

And speaking of the original, here is my Hugs and Kisses quilt from Charming Baby Quilts.   This is such a great baby quilt, and can easily be made all boy or all girl depending on who you are making it for.   It will just be so great in whatever size or color you make it!!!

For this Hugs and Kisses remix, I used 4 Charm Packs and another twist in that I used 4 different charm packs by 4 different designers.   I really wanted to show that you don't always have to use the same fabric as you can mix and match fabrics for a super scrappy and happy look!!!!   So I grabbed 4 Charm Packs from my stash :)  I used Garden Variety by Lella Boutique, Strawberry Jam by Corey Yoder, Mama's Cottage by April Rosenthal and Handmade by Bonnie and Camille  And isn't it just so wonderful how all those happy bright colors just play so nice together and pop on that dark background!!!!  This remix uses 4 Charm packs and 4 yards of background fabric.   And it so fun to make, I just smiled the entire time I was working on it :)

And when it came time to quilt it, I decided I wanted to go a little crazy and super dense quilt the background and leave the blocks unquilted so they popped all the more.   And nothing says Dense like pebbles :)   And yes, they took a little while, although they went faster than they normally would as this was the first quilt on the new Long Arm and it is fast :)  

And it worked out just like I had hoped!!!  So much quilty goodness in the background and those X's and O's just pop so well :)   I normally wouldn't leave such big areas unquilted, but this quilt will basically be for my Charming Baby Quilts Trunk Show for some time, so I am okay with it as it isn't going to be "used"  just yet :)   And I sure do love the look!!!

So do you want to make your own Charming Baby Remix Hugs and Kisses quilt??  Just download this free  PDF Hugs and Kisses Remix Instructions  document.  You will need a copy of my Charming Baby Quilts book to make the Remix as the download just includes the alternations and not the complete instructions.  You use the book and the download together ;)

And that is my Hugs and Kisses Remix quilt!!!  I hope you love it just as much as I do and want to make one of your own, either in the lap size or baby size ;)  And if you do,  I would love to see it!!  You can email me a picture at or post it to social media with the hashtag #happyquiltingwithmc and/or #charmingbabyquilts ;)  I can't wait to see your Hugs and Kisses Quilts!!!

And for easy reference. . . This Hugs and Kisses Charming Baby Quilt has been added to my Charming Baby Quilts, All the Quilts, All the Details post ;)  It's a great place to bookmark to see everything Charming Baby Quilts all in one place!!

And there will be more Charming Baby Quilt Remixes to come, so be sure to pop back in soon.  

Thanks for stopping in today and I hope you have a very Happy Quilting Weekend!!

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  1. Love these remixes and I do love the book! Congratulations on your new longarm, plus the book being Amazon's pick!

  2. This quilt is adorable. I love this pattern very much. I am hoping to make a few of these for my grandbabies.
    I love your new long arm too. Excellent

  3. I love it with the dark background: It just makes the colors shine!! Hugs, H


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