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Topic: My Y-Front (underwear) Quilt! Image Heavy!!  (Read 20713 times)
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shaebay
« on: November 22, 2009 07:11:07 AM »

Over a year ago Jennifer Ofenstein posted a pattern for Merlin's Y-fronts on Sewhooked.org I immediately fell in love with the pattern and thought, "Wouldn't it be funny if...?"

And over a year later my thought is finally a reality! I made all 35 10"x10" blocks before 2008 ended and then left them in a box until October of this year when I decided that I had to get this quilt made. I got some fabric and started sewing the blocks together. I did not have the equipment or skill to quilt it myself, so Shannon S of Rock Creek Quilts was recommended to me to contact for quilting services. You can see her progress pictures here. As soon as I was done I sent it to her and I got it back in the mail yesterday!

I am absolutely proud of this quilt, you can't even believe. I am amazed that I was able to do so many blocks and that they actually turned into something!!



y-front quilt on a king size bed











And I made a pillow to go with it. The main color on the pillow is the fabric I used for the sashing and the back panel is the back of my quilt. All of the scraps on the pillow are scraps from the y-fronts!



I also scanned all of the individual blocks and they can be viewed here
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princessjulie
« Reply #1 on: November 22, 2009 07:27:19 AM »

I LOVE THIS!!  Definitely an inspiration to learn how to quilt better!
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« Reply #2 on: November 22, 2009 07:32:51 AM »

Haha!!! This is most probably the most random quilt I have seen, I absolutely love it!!! Well done for being so patient. Particularly like the scottish y-fronts teehheeee! chapeau!!!
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shaebay
« Reply #3 on: November 22, 2009 07:42:01 AM »

Haha!!! This is most probably the most random quilt I have seen, I absolutely love it!!! Well done for being so patient. Particularly like the scottish y-fronts teehheeee! chapeau!!!

Thanks! After I finished the y-fronts I realized I was a bit too ambitious for my first quilt. Tongue
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« Reply #4 on: November 22, 2009 07:53:35 AM »

What a unique quilt!  Good job!
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« Reply #5 on: November 22, 2009 08:11:00 AM »

Wow that is really amazing! I love it! I would love to sleep with this quilt! I'm wisting!
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« Reply #6 on: November 22, 2009 08:11:28 AM »

That is hilarious!  I love it.  My boyfriend just shook his head when I showed it to him, but he did admit it was pretty cool.  I love all the different patterns on it and I'm already plotting which friend of mine would appreciate one like it.  Great job!
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« Reply #7 on: November 22, 2009 08:17:14 AM »

Amazing quilt! It must have taken forever to piece, and I really love all the colors you chose, too.
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« Reply #8 on: November 22, 2009 08:47:52 AM »

This is absolutely amazing!
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« Reply #9 on: November 22, 2009 08:53:53 AM »

Omg! I just wisted this! I think that is tooooo funny for words!

Great job...
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