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Topic: Summer Picnic...my first quilt!  (Read 1000 times)
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katiebread
« on: June 10, 2008 03:20:55 PM »


I posted an in-progress picture of this quilt, but I thought I would post the finished product as well!  It is not quite twin-bed sized, but works fine as a summer blanket.  I called it "Summer Picnic" because the bright colors and the t-shirts reminded me of summer.


I didn't have enough of the striped fabric to do the entire backing, so Mrs. Robertson, my fiancee's mom and my quilting mentor, donated that pretty watercolor-like print from her stash. 

I learned a lot from this project.  Quilting has many more steps than I thought.  Also, I am abysmal at freehanded machine quilting.  Egads.  Something to work on  Wink
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« Reply #1 on: June 10, 2008 04:32:58 PM »

I like it.  You look very happy about it, too Tongue
I love the different size squares, it looks so... noncomformist, and yet you did it so well.
Good job!
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Nanny2Kara
« Reply #2 on: June 11, 2008 06:48:53 AM »

I like it.  You look very happy about it, too Tongue
I love the different size squares, it looks so... noncomformist, and yet you did it so well.
Good job!

I totally agree!  Looks great!!
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OnlySiamese
« Reply #3 on: July 20, 2008 12:04:52 AM »

What a cool quilt!
I really like how you arranged all the different sized blocks!
You did a great job!  Cheesy
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