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ohemgeeitssarah7
« on: June 04, 2010 11:07:51 AM »

This quilt is NOTHING compared to the beautiful quilts that are on here, but it's my first one, and I really like it, even though the edges aren't quite straight and it's not nearly perfect.

I made this for my boyfriend. I worked on it in short bursts, so it's taken me AGES to finally finish it.

Here's the full quilt -


The block in the center is made of t-shirts. =D


Here's a close-up of the Beatles shirt that's the focus of the t-shirt block -


Here's some of the pattern on the green printed fabric -


The stitching on the back of the quilt (the blue fabric is flannel - so cuddly!)


And, finally, the strawberries in the bottom-right corner -


Let me know what you guys think!
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lacey0828
« Reply #1 on: June 04, 2010 12:42:20 PM »

You did a great job! I'm in the starting stages of my first quilt and it freaks me out Smiley I love coming on here to see others firsts and yours definantly turned out good. And remember, it's homemade, it won't be perfect, it will be unique Smiley
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ohemgeeitssarah7
« Reply #2 on: June 04, 2010 12:54:44 PM »

Thanks! It's not imperfect, it's unique.  Wink
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« Reply #3 on: June 04, 2010 10:22:51 PM »

It looks very cozy! It will be great to curl up with and I'm sure your boyfriend appreciates all of the time and love you put into it. I really love the little strawberries. That was a clever idea.
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« Reply #4 on: June 04, 2010 11:12:10 PM »

Aw, thank you! The strawberries were a last-minute thing. I found some fabric that had strawberries and watermelons printed all over it, so I stole them. =D I'm thinking of adding some more.
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