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31  Re: 50 States Block Swap Round 2 Gallery in The Swap Gallery by SimplySandy on: September 09, 2009 02:32:15 PM
This is the latest block I have made.  It is Indiana.  I'm am working on the last three sets now.
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32  Re: 50 States Block Swap Round 2 Gallery in The Swap Gallery by SimplySandy on: September 03, 2009 04:40:14 PM
Finally, I have some blocks to post.  Wonder if you can tell which states they are.

Sorry the pictures aren't so great.
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33  Quilt made from Craftster charm pack swap in Quilting: Completed Projects by SimplySandy on: August 23, 2009 04:40:36 PM

I made this quilt for my daughter for her birthday.  Her living room is red with black and white accents.  I got most of the squares from a charm pack swap here on Craftster from MareMare.  I pieced it and quilted it by machine.  Don't look too closely because I am just learning the machine quilting thing.  (I outline stitched it).  My daughter loved it.  Here's the back.
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34  My Blue Ribbon Quilt in Quilting: Completed Projects by SimplySandy on: August 23, 2009 10:18:11 AM

I posted about this quilt in December when I finished it. http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=283186.msg3208178#msg3208178 I got so many wonderful comments, I wanted to share my accomplishment with you all.  This year I decided to enter it in our state fair (KY).  I didn't expect to win anything cause I had entered a quilt a couple of years ago and didn't win.  But I was hoping I would at least get an honorable mention.  Imagine my pride when I found out not only did I win a blue ribbon but I was honored to have my quilt placed in the glass showcase.  Thanks for all your encouragement.
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35  Quilt made in two parts of the World! picture added in Quilting: Completed Projects by SimplySandy on: June 13, 2009 06:10:45 PM

This baby quilt was started by a fellow crafster from Australia.  She decided after piecing and quilting one square, she really didn't like it very much and offered it to the first taker.  I am the lucky recipient.  I think this quilt is adorable.  I finished quilting the squares in the same manner she did.  I quilted around the border and added a binding.  I think the finished product turned out great!
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36  Re: Baby pinwheel quilt with yoyos added/ close up added in Quilting: Completed Projects by SimplySandy on: May 16, 2009 03:50:01 PM

Here's a close up.  I meant to post this originally but I was having a problem uploading it.  Prairie points are super simple and I would love to walk you through them if you need it. Cheesy
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37  Baby pinwheel quilt with yoyos added in Quilting: Completed Projects by SimplySandy on: May 13, 2009 01:11:39 PM
This is a quilt I made for my latest grandbaby.  It's from a pattern from Eleanor Burns.  I added the yoyos because the white squares where just blank.  I pieced by machine and quilted it by hand.  I'm not brave enough yet to try machine quilting.

Here's a picture of the back.
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38  Re: Let's Strip - the swap with a twist - Gallery Edition! in The Swap Gallery by SimplySandy on: May 08, 2009 05:46:37 PM
Here are all my strips.  I'm not sure which are which, but I bet you all know.  I think they are going to work great together!
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39  It took me over a year but finally finished - Grandmother's flower garden in Quilting: Completed Projects by SimplySandy on: December 17, 2008 12:35:57 PM
I decided that I always make quilts for everyone else, so I wanted to make one for me.  Problem was, I have a king size bed.  And I chose grandmother's flower garden, so I pieced it by hand.  After I had it all pieced, I decided to quilt it by hand, too.  Once I finished quilting, I needed to make the binding, and since I had done everything else by hand I figured I would put the binding on by hand, too.  So, every single stitch is done by my tired fingers.  I love the results!

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40  Re: Lap Quilts For All Swap- Round 4! CLOSED! in ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED by SimplySandy on: November 23, 2008 07:43:17 AM

These are my fabrics.  I am so happy to be included in this swap.  I am sending them out tomorrow.  Sure hope this new grandbaby is a girl cuz if not, one of the other granddaughters will enjoy the new quilt.
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