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« on: November 08, 2009 05:42:07 AM »

I made this quilt for my brand new nephew, Sully.  The photo is terrible, but you get the gist:

It was my first time doing applique, and my first time doing circles, and boy, was there a steep learning curve!  If I did this again I feel like it would be much more successful, but that's always the way.  He's only going to barf all over it, anyway.  I also ONCE AGAIN have learned the hard way that if you want something to look random, you have to PLAN it.  Jeez.

The plaid fabric is culled from a shirt my brother (Sully's dad) used to own, which I thought would be a nice, personal touch.

And here I am with the recipient, less than an hour old!

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« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2009 05:51:23 AM »

Fantastic quilt - I am learning about sewing circles, too ... you're way ahead of me, though!

And your nephew is adorable!  Congrats!
« Reply #2 on: November 08, 2009 06:51:23 AM »

Congratulations on being a new aunt!

That is a lovely quilt.  And pretty special to have pieces of Dads shirt in it.  Great Job

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« Reply #3 on: November 08, 2009 07:24:37 AM »

What a fun pattern! I like the circles and nice touch to recycle fabric for it.
« Reply #4 on: November 08, 2009 07:51:09 AM »

SO nice!  I love it.  Sully is very lucky to have an auntie like you.
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« Reply #5 on: November 08, 2009 08:07:01 AM »

Great quilt!
« Reply #6 on: November 10, 2009 08:53:30 AM »

Love this!

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