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« on: August 31, 2008 12:23:43 PM »

OK, while this is only the pieced top I'm putting it in completed projects because other than the binding, my part is done. I made it for friends who are getting in November and since I've never quilted before I'm sending it out for that part. (Note: I am planning on doing the quilting for my next project, but decided to start off with something smaller like a lap quilt, rather than a full-size one for my first go).

I am inordinately proud of it. Here it is:

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It's going to be backed in a solid tangerine orange.

I used a free pattern I found on the Internet:

http://www.unitednotions.com/fp_uptown.pdf

The measurements are wrong in a couple of places on the pattern which I luckily caught during the cutting fabric stage, so if anyone's interested let me know and I'll tell you what the corrections are.



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« Reply #1 on: August 31, 2008 12:28:51 PM »

im so in love with that blue bird fabric!
where did you find it?
oh man.
i must own some.
that is the coolest quilt.
those fabrics are amazing.
what an awesome gift!
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« Reply #2 on: August 31, 2008 01:03:07 PM »

that is great
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what are the corrections?
(math is not my gig)

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« Reply #3 on: August 31, 2008 01:04:29 PM »

That is absolutely beautiful!
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« Reply #4 on: August 31, 2008 01:04:36 PM »

Beautiful! Love the colors and fabrics you used. It looks terrific!

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« Reply #5 on: August 31, 2008 01:05:45 PM »

Love the colors!   Nicely done for your first quilt.
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« Reply #6 on: August 31, 2008 02:37:39 PM »

Thanks everyone!

The bird fabric is called Park Slope, by Erin McMorris:

http://www.fatquartershop.com/Park-Slope-Free-Spirit-Fabrics-Erin-McMorris.asp?Store_id=499&T=1

The corrections are as follows (the correction is bolded)

Block B   
Size: 3" x 7 1/2"
Cut: 2

Block K   
Size: 9" x 7 1/2"
Cut: 3

Block P
Size: 11" x 10 1/2"
Cut: 1
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« Reply #7 on: August 31, 2008 04:18:17 PM »

What a wonderful job!  I love your fabric choices, the solid colour bars make everything pop.  You should be proud!
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« Reply #8 on: August 31, 2008 04:46:28 PM »

thanks for the info
i never would have figured that out!!!
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« Reply #9 on: August 31, 2008 07:51:29 PM »

Gorgous, I especially looove the colours
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