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eyevah
« on: January 20, 2011 12:26:37 PM »



So I love the frustration of quilt making.  This was supposed to be a high school graduation gift for my sister.  This is a tradition in my family, at least perpetuated by me.  My mom made one for my brother,  I made one for myself and this one for my sister.  She graduated in Spring of '08, and I finally finished it in Jan '10.  Oi.  But it was hand quilted (machine pieced) and I was a full time University student and excuses excuses excuses!

And I'm rather late posting it here.  But ANYWAY, it's very pretty and I thought I might share it.
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« Reply #1 on: January 20, 2011 12:38:40 PM »

Very pretty!  And better late than never, eh?? Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: January 20, 2011 12:43:13 PM »

It's a gorgeous quilt!
I love the colour scheme too.
I bet your sister loves her quilt and appreciates all the love and work that went into making it.
You are a great sister.
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amalgam
« Reply #3 on: January 20, 2011 11:04:20 PM »

Better late than never, especially since you hand quilted it.Cheesy
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« Reply #4 on: January 21, 2011 06:09:57 PM »

I love the pineapple pattern, have you ever made this pattern before?
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« Reply #5 on: January 21, 2011 11:04:58 PM »

This is one of my favorite quilt patterns - you did a beautiful job!
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« Reply #6 on: January 22, 2011 09:01:57 AM »

Honey if you hand quilt it... you get all the time in the world to finish it. 

It's absolutely gorgeous!  I love the colors, and I'm sure a ton of work went into it.  Good job!
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« Reply #7 on: January 23, 2011 07:11:56 AM »

Beautiful quilt.  I am surprised that it only took you two years to finish - hand quilting is so time consuming!!  I hope your sister loves it.
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eyevah
« Reply #8 on: January 31, 2011 12:03:51 PM »

Thanks everyone!

The hand quilted part probably only took less than 20 hours, just spread out over 10 months.  See how the green bits kinda make circles?  I quilted interlocking circles around those guys, and you can kinda see the border quilting in the bottom left corner.

We picked out the colors and fabrics together.

Oh, I also had to make a checkerboard back, because the flannel at the store wouldn't have been wide enough to span the quilt... but I have a feeling I did some math wrong when I was working it out.  Just a little extra work.  Smiley

Amalgam: It's the first time I've done pineapple.  the book I had said I needed some sort of fancy pineapple ruler.  Never did get it.


p.s. Positively Pineapple by Lynda Milligan and Nancy Smith.
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