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Quilted Lovie with Tags

This isn't a full-fledged tutorial, because I didn't take pictures of all the steps. But it's pretty simple if you have a basic comfort level with sewing and/or quilting.
From Tarkheena Crafts
I made this "Lovie" for my soon-to-be born son out of a few extra flannel squares from another project. Here are the basic steps

* About 1/4 yard each of fabric in at least two contrasting colors. I used flannel.
* Less than 1 ft each of several colors of grosgrain ribbon, or other ribbon you don't mind a child chewing on.
* Thread to match

* Sewing machine
* Scissors
* Cutting mat and rotary cutter (optional)
* Pins

* Basic sewing machine operation
From Tarkheena Crafts
1. Cut 9 6x6 squares using either scissors or a rotary cutter.
2. Sew into a 3x3 grid, using a 1/4 inch seam allowance. (Remember, right sides together. Press your seams if you're a perfectionist; just sew them flat otherwise!)
3. Fold your square …