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« Reply #10 on: December 13, 2010 12:05:30 PM »

Thank you!

It was fun to make and come up with ideas for the fields, and pretty easy to sew, just a bit time consuming. Sewing the fields together at the end took about 5 hours. But that might just be me getting distracted watching Castle Wink
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« Reply #11 on: December 13, 2010 04:50:25 PM »

Beautiful work Phizz! 
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« Reply #12 on: December 13, 2010 07:50:30 PM »

So does each "field" have its own backing which is folded over to the front as binding?  That's what it looks like and that looks like a lot of work  Cheesy  It looks terrific<
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« Reply #13 on: December 14, 2010 02:15:26 AM »

Thanks!

Yep, each field was made separately, which made it easier to sew details on, then I sewed them together at the end. I was so relieved that they fitted!
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« Reply #14 on: December 14, 2010 06:01:42 AM »

whoa, this is amazing!  It reminds me of the aerial photos I have of my grandpa's farm in the 70's Cheesy
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« Reply #15 on: December 14, 2010 06:05:56 AM »

It reminds me of the aerial photos I have of my grandpa's farm in the 70's Cheesy
That's the best complement ever! Grin
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« Reply #16 on: December 14, 2010 09:12:41 AM »

This is so cute... I love all the different textures you used...
I quilt, and now I'm thinking that a rag quilt with different textures would be really cool..rather than the traditional flannel rag quilts..I guess I now have a project for the winter!
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« Reply #17 on: December 14, 2010 01:17:24 PM »

Amazing and beautiful!!!  I love the fabrics you chose, and how if you looked at them pre-stitching you might not imagine they would work as well as they do.  That is meant to be a compliment about your vision and creativity - I hope it came across that way!  You just did beautiful work.  This is a family heirloom treasure!
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« Reply #18 on: December 14, 2010 07:41:37 PM »

I'm blown away, wow! All the thought, originality and love that went into this quilt is just mind-boggling. You are an awesome auntie!
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« Reply #19 on: December 15, 2010 01:43:11 PM »

wow!  great job.  i love all of the detail you put in.  those pompom trees are the best!
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