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ahc
« on: March 07, 2008 08:04:16 AM »

It's from the Flying Geese Denyse Schmidt pattern.  I just made some calculations and made it bigger so that it would be full sized. 

I'm very happy with how it came out, but I really need to learn free motion quilting so that the quilting could be more interesting.  I also learned my lesson about two different colors of thread when quilting on a solid back.  I feel like so much white is showing through on the back.  But oh well!  Otherwise, I love it!







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Lufah
« Reply #1 on: March 07, 2008 08:14:45 AM »

That's fantastic!  I love that you did the log cabin squares on the back, too.  I always like interesting quilt backs.  Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: March 07, 2008 08:25:43 AM »

This is simply glorious!  I adore the modern fabrics you used!  Free motion quilting is overrated  Wink  Your simple squares look great!  Fancy quilting doesn't show up well with dynamic prints anyway.
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hokiekate
« Reply #3 on: March 07, 2008 11:09:37 AM »

This is fabulous!  All those geese (and all those points!) are very impressive.  And I LOVE the back.  What a great idea with the log cabins.  Now I'm going to have to figure out how to make my backs more interesting, too Wink.
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« Reply #4 on: March 07, 2008 02:08:55 PM »

That is a might fine looking quilt!! I lvoe the fabric and the back being decorative and not just plain. Fantastic job!
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« Reply #5 on: March 07, 2008 07:39:23 PM »

I too, really like the back of the quilt, although all of it is gorgeous.  I love the bright colors and patterns.  And I think I'll have to adopt the interesting back thing and use it for my next quilt!
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« Reply #6 on: March 08, 2008 07:19:45 AM »

ooo!  i LOVE the row of log cabin blocks on the back!  that's such a great splash of interest.  i really like your color combination as well.  keep it up!
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Miss Mordoria
« Reply #7 on: March 08, 2008 11:15:01 AM »

Holy HELLo I can't imagine how much time that took!  Looks fantastic!
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ahc
« Reply #8 on: March 08, 2008 05:12:20 PM »

Thank you so much everyone!! I really appreciate all of your kind comments!
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« Reply #9 on: March 08, 2008 06:23:01 PM »

I love red and white quilts.  I've been so wanting to make a flying geese quilt - you've inspired me!  Great work.
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