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« on: March 28, 2009 12:54:50 PM »

This is a quilt that I made in tribute to one of my favorite tv shows from when I was a kid.  I took some of the images from online and the others I captured screenshots from the dvds and converted them to drawings in a photo program.  Then I traced the images onto fabric using fabric markers and a lightbox.  At first, I thought I would embroider the squares, but I decided I didn't have the patience.  I searched until I found some cotton fabric with the black and red pattern for the borders because I knew I wanted it to look like Little Pete's hat.  The backing is just plain black fleece.  It is machine quilted.  I don't know exactly how big it is, but I think it would fit on a full size bed.  I made it for my boyfriend's birthday (Pete & Pete also happens to be one of his favorite shows). 











































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« Reply #1 on: March 28, 2009 01:08:28 PM »

Hilarious! I love it! I loved the show Pete and Pete - your boyfriend is going to LOVE this!
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« Reply #2 on: March 28, 2009 01:16:39 PM »

HA! HAHA!  This show was so bad!  And when I say bad, I mean rad, of course  Tongue

Anyway, wicked quilt!  I love it!  You did good and it's so creative!
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« Reply #3 on: March 28, 2009 02:10:57 PM »

WOW! This brings me back! You did a great job with the quilt, and you picked some of the BEST things to put on it (I love the "I am a dot." and Petunia squares!). This rocks!
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« Reply #4 on: March 28, 2009 03:02:09 PM »

great show, awesome quilt!
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« Reply #5 on: March 28, 2009 03:12:24 PM »

Ooooh, one of my all time favorite shows!  Great idea and you did an awesome job with it.  Thanks for sharing!
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« Reply #6 on: March 28, 2009 03:37:38 PM »

PETE AND PEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE ETE!!

I am overwhelmed by this!  You captured all of the best aspects of the show.  I love that you even have a Polaris square (Do you listen to Mark Mulcahy's solo stuff or any of his other bands?  He's actually really good, and it's not all 90's grunge  Cheesy)

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« Reply #7 on: March 28, 2009 03:37:46 PM »

oh my gosh!!! amaaaazing!
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« Reply #8 on: March 28, 2009 03:55:50 PM »

Great looking quilt.  I'm sure it will mean something to both of you.  Nice job.
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« Reply #9 on: March 28, 2009 04:53:43 PM »

Wow, does that ever take me back!  Great job!
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