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« on: December 09, 2007 12:15:52 PM »

I just pulled this finished quilt out of the washer for the final fraying.  I started this in  August and worked on it on and off since then.  I cursed my 1970's Kenmore throughout the entire project and finally realized I was not threading it correctly.  I did not have a manual, so i didn't know!  Since I finally learned how to thread it, it sews beautifully.  It is lap blanket size.


with edge folded back

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on the full size futon

laid out on the floor
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« Reply #1 on: December 09, 2007 12:20:21 PM »

that's very pretty!  I've never seen one with the curved edges like that.  did you follow any sort of tutorial/pattern or just make it up yourself?
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« Reply #2 on: December 09, 2007 12:27:14 PM »

Very beautiful quilt! What materials did you use... it looks very heavy, like a flannel or fleece.
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« Reply #3 on: December 09, 2007 12:31:41 PM »

This is very pretty.That is an unusual rag quilt design. The blue and green are great together also. Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: December 09, 2007 12:55:33 PM »

Thank you for all the nice comments.  I have always wanted to make a traditional cathedral window quilt, but I am not ready to commit to such a huge project so I did some searching and found this:
http://www.textilecreations.com/TextileCreations/FreeProjects/FreeProjectDetail.htm?Id=7
This is the pattern or idea I used.  I changed it to flannels and found these at Joanne's.  The batting is actually fleece because I thought it might be easier to use.
It is really heavy.        Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: December 09, 2007 05:31:19 PM »

I like it! Love the fabrics, especially the blue 'interior' colors. Looks really snuggly and just perfect for cuddling. Thanks for the link, too!

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« Reply #6 on: December 09, 2007 05:37:24 PM »

your quilt is delightful.
and i can't even tell you how much i love this pattern.

i know what my next project is. i'll probably copy you and use fleece as batting too.  Grin
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« Reply #7 on: December 09, 2007 10:46:33 PM »

This is very unusual! I bet she'll love it Tongue
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« Reply #8 on: December 10, 2007 01:57:57 PM »

beautiful!
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