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« on: November 19, 2007 10:19:30 PM »

A friend in my quilt group asked each of us to make her a block using a square of her fabric. This is what I came up with. I used a rose from the two fabric quilt pattern "Rose Arbor" that Pacific Rim Quilt Company http://prqc.com/2faq.htm puts out. I love these patterns. They're really easy. I did this one backward, though. The rose fabric should have been on top and appliqued, but I wanted a white border so I put the white on top and appliqued the lines between the petals. I wasn't sure if I was going to like the flower fabric in the shape of a rose, but I'm pretty pleased with how it turned out. I can hardly wait to see the whole quilt when she gets it finished to see what everyone else did with their blocks.


« Reply #1 on: November 19, 2007 10:29:27 PM »

it really works well. Yes the entire quilt will be awsome.

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« Reply #2 on: November 20, 2007 01:20:28 PM »

This is very, very pretty!!!  You did a great job, I'm sure your friend will love it!

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« Reply #3 on: November 20, 2007 06:44:29 PM »

I think the floral was a great idea.  Lovely!

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« Reply #4 on: November 22, 2007 06:02:57 AM »

I've never seen this type of quilting, but glad I have.

Very pretty, and your fabric choice is right on! Lovely! Smiley

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