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« on: May 16, 2008 11:41:01 AM »

I made this quilt last year for my DD, it was the first quilt I made.
When I went to the fabric store, I picked out fat quarters because there were SO many choices and I couldn't commit to buying yardage of any, so I came up with this layout to fit the fabric I liked most.

This was the first time I had tried quilting so it ended up being *tiny* stippling. I also quilted peonies randomly in between the stippling. I used clear nylon thread and ended up having to buy another spool half-way through because I had to un-pick so much! aargh! I definitley learned ALOT making this quilt but I love it!

*note-the chenille border was so hard to make a binding on, I would not recommend it!
Thanks for looking! It's been fun to hear everyone's feedback!






quilt measures 34 x 46
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« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2008 04:30:42 PM »

what a pretty quilt!
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« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2008 04:31:57 PM »

very cute, i love the colors and the quilted flowers
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« Reply #3 on: May 18, 2008 07:59:40 AM »

soo cute!  I love the chenille!
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« Reply #4 on: May 24, 2008 09:37:33 AM »

That's so pretty!  And I love your tiny quilting job - so much detail when you look close up.
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« Reply #5 on: May 25, 2008 11:44:49 AM »

You did a great job! I love those colors. I bet that quilting took a while. Is it free motion quilting on a machine?
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« Reply #6 on: May 26, 2008 10:12:17 PM »

I know you didn't make this for your Designated Driver, but that's all that comes to mind...

This is beautiful!  Great work.
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« Reply #7 on: June 03, 2008 07:20:06 AM »

Wow I really like it! Great job Smiley Im sure your daughter loved it
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