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spectrumsparksie
« on: May 09, 2010 06:42:21 AM »

My girlfriend at work's first baby is due tomorrow.  I finished this today!  Now she is allowed to go into labour.  I asked her months ago what her colour theme for the nursery was and she said just lots of bright primary colours.  I made her this:

I used this tutorial to make the centre panel. But then I had the problem that I had made it into a square and I needed a rectangle.  I added the two strips of black.  When I was quilting it I wasn't sure what to do.  I ended up using the pinwheel shapes and quilting them onto the black in variegated metallic multicoloured thread.  I am not sure I am a fan.
The quilt is self-bound (where you use the backing fabric and mitre the corners, I think that is what you call it?)

I am quite happy with it and hope she will be too.
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« Reply #1 on: May 09, 2010 06:54:19 AM »

I love all the colors, and the pinwheels are so freakin cool!

lol- I love how you said now she's allowed to go into labor! I agree, so many people I know just go into labor without letting me finish!
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« Reply #2 on: May 09, 2010 07:18:32 AM »

That centre panel is gorgeous and I love the colours you chose.  The black panels really make the colours *pop* right out at you!
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susankg53
« Reply #3 on: May 10, 2010 07:15:01 PM »

great quilt, love the colors, your friend will love it.
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vintagegirl90
« Reply #4 on: May 14, 2010 12:20:15 AM »

Beautiful! I love the fabrics and how they work together, especially the one on the back!
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lacey0828
« Reply #5 on: May 14, 2010 11:56:36 AM »

Its so beautiful. It gives me lots of ideas for when I become brave enough to attempt a quilt. I'm sure your friend and her baby will adore it.
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