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« on: July 27, 2009 01:40:17 PM »



I made this quilt for two friends who were married last summer and renewed their vows this summer.  The squares are a crazy assortment of cotton prints, all cut based on my 6" quilt square--which means they were bigger because of the seam allowances.  The fabrics were all picked based on the couple's interests, like music, sushi, Africa, travel, France, etc.

Here is a close up shot:



The backing is a plain black sheet from Wal-Mart; here's a shot so you can see how how my mom helped me roll the edging so the top shows on the back.  I'm sure there's a name for this, but I don't know what it is.



I stitched in the ditch all the way around the piece, then three lines down each side.  Well, I did my best to, because not all the blocks weren't all exactly the same, the lines did wobble a bit, but oh well. I really hope everyone likes it!
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« Reply #1 on: July 27, 2009 02:01:37 PM »

This is gorgeous! What a wonderful gift. My aunt quilts but won't make any as a gift until you've been married for at least 25 years. Smiley
I really love all of those fabrics.
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« Reply #2 on: July 27, 2009 03:35:42 PM »

Super cute!  I LOVE patchworky stuff!
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« Reply #3 on: July 27, 2009 04:34:38 PM »

nice to see the one I heard about first - I love that disappearing nine patch - but would hate to try it, LOL!

I think it looks pretty great on the bed too - hope the friends like it!

By the way - I like my backing on the one you sent me in the IYP 12 better  Wink fleece is soft and comfy! Did I ever tell you mine went into my new car? Which actually coordinated well with the blanket.  Grin  It is now my comfy travel blankey!

that way the kids won't snitch it, and I can use it for naps on the road (which happen a lot if hubby is driving, LOL!)

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« Reply #4 on: July 27, 2009 05:20:37 PM »

nice to see the one I heard about first - I love that disappearing nine patch - but would hate to try it, LOL!

I think it looks pretty great on the bed too - hope the friends like it!

By the way - I like my backing on the one you sent me in the IYP 12 better  Wink fleece is soft and comfy! Did I ever tell you mine went into my new car? Which actually coordinated well with the blanket.  Grin  It is now my comfy travel blankey!

that way the kids won't snitch it, and I can use it for naps on the road (which happen a lot if hubby is driving, LOL!)

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A fleece backing on this quilt would have been lovely, but I didn't have a queen sized piece in my stash!
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« Reply #5 on: July 28, 2009 05:10:25 AM »

oooh I love how you rolled the top to the back. Way cool!  Smiley 

I love this. Scrappy patchwork is awesome. Good work!
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« Reply #6 on: July 28, 2009 08:53:59 AM »

very nice!  I too love the way you rolled the top over to the back.  I am going to be making a quilt for my bff's wedding present (in Dec), I'd love to find out how you did that part!   Smiley

Thanks for sharing!
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« Reply #7 on: July 29, 2009 01:33:43 PM »

very nice!  I too love the way you rolled the top over to the back.  I am going to be making a quilt for my bff's wedding present (in Dec), I'd love to find out how you did that part!   Smiley

Thanks for sharing!

It was a bit of tucking, pulling and rolling.  The backing was tucked in between the fluff and the top, then the top folded over and tucked around everything, and the top was kind of rolled like creating the hem of a pair of pants.
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