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Topic: My first Quilt (all done by hand) -- Lots of Blue & White Squares  (Read 1413 times)
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« on: July 21, 2006 07:37:32 PM »

So, this is pretty much the first thing that I've ever attempted to sew.  I made it for my fiancé's mom's wedding last weekend (she loved it - Yay!) and it took me about 5 months to make.  I did everything completely by hand, so it's definitely NOT perfect, but I'm still pretty happy with it.  It's really simple - just two cotton fabrics on the front (50 squares of each), the white one quilted with 4 hearts in a circle and the blue one just with a square around the edges.  The back is some random blanket-y fabric that I found that has blues and whites and yellows in it and it SO soft. 
Well, I'd love to hear what you think.  Thanks for looking!
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« Reply #1 on: July 21, 2006 08:47:39 PM »

It looks wonderful to me!

You did it all by hand and in 5 months?Huh  Wow, that would have taken me years.   Keep up the great work!
« Reply #2 on: July 23, 2006 06:49:27 PM »

wow all by hand and only 5 months! great job!!!!

employed = hardly any time to sew :-(
« Reply #3 on: July 26, 2006 12:06:41 PM »

It is beautiful!  By hand in 5 months?!  You are a machine  Cheesy

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« Reply #4 on: July 28, 2006 03:33:38 PM »

Thanks you guys!  Your comments all made me smile!  :-)
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