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« on: February 26, 2010 12:07:22 AM »

So my friend had her baby 10 days early, so I really had to scramble to get this quilt finished to give it to her!

It's a true scrap quilt, no pattern, just slash and sew, used up all the little bits and pieces of fabric I already had leftover from other projects. I really enjoyed making this, everything just came together so perfectly - the piecing, the basting, the quilting and the binding. And she absolutely loves it.

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« Reply #1 on: February 26, 2010 12:26:46 AM »

love it! I'm going through and using scraps to make coasters =D
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« Reply #2 on: February 26, 2010 01:11:57 AM »

this is so bright and cheerful, I love it!
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« Reply #3 on: February 26, 2010 04:20:47 AM »

Lovely!!  Grin
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« Reply #4 on: February 26, 2010 05:11:43 AM »

This is really cool! I love it. Smiley I need to get rid of my scraps too. I've been making wallets and tea wallets out of my scraps, but I think it would be really cool to make a quilt out of them.  I don't have many big pieces though ... so it could end up being a ton of work! Tongue
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« Reply #5 on: February 26, 2010 07:00:32 AM »


i LOVE it!
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« Reply #6 on: February 26, 2010 07:02:44 AM »

Beautiful!  Makes me (who never quilted a thing) want to give it a try!   Cheesy
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« Reply #7 on: February 26, 2010 01:41:06 PM »

Sweetpea, I always love your quilts and this one is no exception!
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« Reply #8 on: February 28, 2010 10:04:11 AM »

It's fantastic! I love baby quilts that use non-traditional colors. I really like that the scraps aren't perfectly square/rectangular but the stitching is. How do you do that by the way? I have finished my first quilt-top but I still haven't quilted it so I'm clueless Smiley.
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It's gorgeous, I love the colours!
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