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« on: August 02, 2009 12:19:52 PM »

Over the last 2 years i've accumulated many quilt blocks from various swaps. none that actually coordinated with other quilts i made so they just sat in a pile for a "someday i'll think of something" project. in the OWS swaps i asked for 2" squares just one of each print (again not exactly sure what i'd make but got collected anyway.

so after cleaning out my craft room i came across all these random piles of quilt blocks and bucket of 2" squares and sat down and pondered. nothing matched, but then again i've always been a fan of the unique so i decided a hodge podge quilt would be it. the center is 768 2" squares no two the same, and i placed the random blocks around the center as a "border" and the result is actually quite pretty IMO. i even asked my mil what she thought and she thought it was very beautiful.

so all you quilting craftsters that contributed to this very sentimental masterpiece, give yourself a pat on the back from me! we did an awesome job!

i havnt put the binding on yet i was too excited to show it off!
 

and the backing (just a sheet i got from my mom that didnt fit any of our beds
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« Reply #1 on: August 02, 2009 12:36:57 PM »

That is really beautiful! I love it!
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« Reply #2 on: August 02, 2009 12:59:00 PM »

Wow, over 700 little squares?? talk about patience. It looks so good all together
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« Reply #3 on: August 02, 2009 02:32:05 PM »

Very beautiful!!!  I'm sure you will keep this quilt forever  Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: August 02, 2009 03:03:40 PM »

very very very very cool.  i've been "collecting" all the quilt blocks that I make over the years and don't use and one day, i want a quilt like this!
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« Reply #5 on: August 02, 2009 05:14:05 PM »

WOW That is great and so colorful Amazing
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« Reply #6 on: August 02, 2009 05:49:05 PM »

I think your quilt is fantastic!!!!!!!!!!!
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« Reply #7 on: August 02, 2009 06:08:53 PM »

aren't craftsters amazing?  What a wonderful quilt, and I love that the 700+ 2"squares are all unique!
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« Reply #8 on: August 02, 2009 06:19:10 PM »

WOW - this is absolutely stunning!

Great work - especially being able to find them all at the same time!
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« Reply #9 on: August 02, 2009 11:53:03 PM »

That is so awesome! I really like that it came from so many different people on craftster! That just goes to show how great this place is! I might have to start requesting in swaps for quilt blocks and make my own, I would also put a small patch on it with the craftster logo and the usernames of the people who made the quilt possible. I hit This Rocks, and I'm wisting!
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« Reply #10 on: August 03, 2009 04:38:11 AM »

Yay! I see the heart block I made for you in there!!! Grin
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« Reply #11 on: August 03, 2009 08:06:57 AM »

This is absolutely gorgeous.  I love the bright colors, the story, sentiment and the awesome unique-ness of this quilt!  Yay, Craftsters (and swaps!), and GIANT YAY for 1boy1girl1kitty2!  You. rock.
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« Reply #12 on: August 03, 2009 10:19:17 AM »

very beautiful
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« Reply #13 on: August 03, 2009 01:13:56 PM »

awe thanks guys! it didnt occur to me to get the craftsters to sign their blocks until after i had collected the majority of them. 4 are signed by the one person that made them from the friendship square swap
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« Reply #14 on: August 03, 2009 03:57:03 PM »

So fantastic! Ingenious even!
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« Reply #15 on: August 03, 2009 06:37:38 PM »

That is gorgeous!  Yay, craftster community.  I love it.
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« Reply #16 on: August 03, 2009 11:29:09 PM »

It's so colourful and the story behind it is great as well. Love it!
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« Reply #17 on: August 06, 2009 07:30:48 AM »

This is so gorgeous.Smiley What a brilliant idea. I really love it.
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« Reply #18 on: August 06, 2009 11:11:05 AM »

Beautiful.

I love how it all ties itself together.  Great job, and I bow down to your persistence in sewing all those little squares.
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« Reply #19 on: August 07, 2009 10:16:35 AM »

wow! a featured project? i'm totally flattered! thanks all you craftsters that contributed!!
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« Reply #20 on: August 07, 2009 07:43:33 PM »

I love it Smiley good job Smiley
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« Reply #21 on: August 08, 2009 02:38:05 PM »

Wow - absolutely gorgeous.  What a lovely craftster quilt  Smiley
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« Reply #22 on: August 08, 2009 07:36:08 PM »

Very cool!  I hope to learn quilting one day and be able to make such awesome things Smiley  Great job!
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« Reply #23 on: August 09, 2009 02:30:46 PM »

I love it and what a fabulous idea to use up UFO's. You did great.
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« Reply #24 on: August 09, 2009 02:31:30 PM »

that is lovely - and some of my fabric is in there Smiley
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« Reply #25 on: August 19, 2009 02:31:47 AM »

This is a really beautiful quilt! I have a quilt that I bought from a quilt shop and its very colorful like this one and I love to sit and stare at it while its keeping me warm. Your quilt is the kind that would turn a bad day into a good one! Congrats on it!
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« Reply #26 on: August 19, 2009 03:47:57 AM »

Thats gorgeous Smiley
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« Reply #27 on: August 19, 2009 07:17:48 AM »

excellent collaboration!
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« Reply #29 on: January 16, 2010 03:14:51 AM »

Wow, that's so beautiful!
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