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« on: August 14, 2011 06:41:49 PM »

I made this quilt recently using the One Block Wonder technique from Maxine Rosenthaal.  I used a parrot fabric to start, cut it all up into hexagons, and sewed it all back together.  It was like a puzzle, deciding which blocks to stick where.  I love the finished result; it hangs on my wall now.  It is a little brighter in person, but the indoor lighting from this shot is poor.



Here are some closeups of the blocks.



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« Reply #1 on: August 14, 2011 06:44:50 PM »

wow.  that's kind of ridiculous (in the good way of course).  really great job.   Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: August 14, 2011 06:50:23 PM »

So cool!! It looks like a kaleidoscope!! Fantastic job.
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« Reply #3 on: August 14, 2011 07:03:52 PM »

Wow!  I love this.  It's amazing the way it all came together. 
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« Reply #4 on: August 14, 2011 07:05:10 PM »

It looks like you cut it up in Triangles, THEN sewed it into hexagons!
It really looks amazing! . It must really have taken a lot of patience to work on!
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« Reply #5 on: August 14, 2011 07:07:52 PM »

This is so beautiful! So imaginative.
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« Reply #6 on: August 14, 2011 07:13:41 PM »

Oh, wow...kaleidoscope was my exact thought!  It's gorgeous!
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« Reply #7 on: August 14, 2011 07:16:59 PM »

Holy quilting batman! That is nonsense man. An amazing sort of nonsense. The sort of nonsense where I look at that project and I don't even know where to start!!!!!!!!!!
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« Reply #8 on: August 14, 2011 07:34:12 PM »

Total genius!  Cheesy
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« Reply #9 on: August 14, 2011 07:35:46 PM »

That is gorgeous!  Well done Grin
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