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BoyceMachine
« on: May 02, 2011 12:37:31 PM »

Well,

my friend in work goes on maternity leave next week so I wanted to make something for her little girl when she comes along in a few weeks.

I just bought a panel of fabric (what a cheat!) that I liked, backed it and put a border in it.



I stitched the border twice, round the wee stripey bit on the panel and then around every other letter square.





The backing on it was a pretty gingham print - I'm pretty sure she'll like it but this was my first attempt at a quilt and I can see so many faults in it already.

Oh well, I'm sure I'll get better when more of my friends start having babies!!!   Cheesy

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« Reply #1 on: May 02, 2011 12:46:53 PM »

It's cute! The colors are great!
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« Reply #2 on: May 02, 2011 12:49:52 PM »

I agree - very cute and a lovely gift. 
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« Reply #3 on: May 02, 2011 01:41:05 PM »

super cute! Where did you find the fabric? I love it!
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« Reply #4 on: May 02, 2011 02:51:25 PM »

super cute! Where did you find the fabric? I love it!

Thank you - I bought it from a fabric shop in Glasgow called Mandors.  There's on in Edinburgh too.  Wink
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