I went to a local quilt guild meeting recently. A member I’d never met shared a wonderful story with me.
Her name is Jane Fox and she’s from Hastings, Nebraska.
Jane made Quiltmaker’s Bunny Patch and gave it as a baby gift to her great-granddaughter Hailyn. Hailyn’s parents are Josh and Jen Fox from Lincoln, Nebraska.
Jen took a picture of Hailyn on the quilt, not once, not twice, but every single month during the baby’s first year of life.
She has been sending the photos to Great Grandma Jane each month.
I’m not even this baby’s grandma, but I am over the moon about these photos!
This baby is really starting to show her personality!
I can almost hear her giggling in the photo above. The ponytail is over the top cute!
Nom, nom, yummy toes!
Her hair is filling in nicely.
And now things start to get interesting.
No way is she sitting here for another silly photo shoot.
This baby is on the move!
Finally she decides to let Mommy get a sort-of photo. Look at her pigtails!
Now I’m a big girl and I’ll just sit up for my photo, thank you very much.
All leading up to the big day…
…Hailyn’s first birthday!
And now she’s finished with all this photo silliness! She’s outta here!
As a new grandma myself, I can imagine how much fun this was for Jane, who made such a great bunny quilt. Quiltmaker would like to thank the Fox family for sharing their adorable little girl with us!
Find the pattern for Bunny Patch in several places.
And it’s in our book, Patch Pals Collection, along with 11 other adorable creatures including Ruff Patch (dog); Purr Patch (cat); Beary Patch (bear); Quack Patch (duck); Banana Patch (monkey); Prickly Patch (hedgehog); Peanut Patch (elephant); Hoo Patch (owl); Pokey Patch (turtle); Polar Patch (penguin); and Jingle Patch (reindeer). Retail price is $17.99.
Wouldn’t your little one be precious on a Patch Pal quilt?!
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