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« on: July 19, 2007 12:58:38 AM »


I guess this is technically my first completed quilt too. I've made two quilt tops previously, the first 7 years ago when I was 16, which my mum ended up quilting, and another previously this year.

I made this for a friend/colleagues first baby (a girl). I used quite an ambitious 9-patch block, with all those mitred corners. I also made a mess of working out the cutting or the corner patches, and had to bring in the other patches an extra 1/4". The binding is also really thin, due to a brain failure during cutting. Machine quilted, in the ditch- it certainly isn't perfect, but it was well received. My machine needs a new presser foot, I have literally no speed control.








Next I'm planning a QS quilt for myself, mainly white, with random blocks thrown in made of hand dyed fabrics. I might even have a go at hand-quilting.

Any feedback?
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« Reply #1 on: July 19, 2007 07:03:45 PM »

It looks coolio! (lol)
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« Reply #2 on: July 22, 2007 05:12:22 AM »

I love the colors!  It gives me hope for making one for a friend before she has her little one.  Great Job!
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« Reply #3 on: July 22, 2007 02:00:39 PM »

Great colors, and you were very ambitious. I have to master a simple nine patch before I can move on to a complicated one like that. Great job!!!
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« Reply #4 on: July 22, 2007 07:51:01 PM »

Thanks guys! I actually made a somewhat fatal error when I was cutting it, so it became more difficult than it should have been. It was such a drama picking the colours too- my access to craft stores is rather limited, I didn't have enough in my stash, and I wanted a feature block that I really loved.

I gave it to the Mum-to-be on Wednesday, I'm pretty sure she liked it!
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« Reply #5 on: July 23, 2007 08:12:42 AM »

Beautiful job!
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« Reply #6 on: July 25, 2007 11:59:07 AM »

Wow! I love it!
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