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« on: September 07, 2011 08:58:16 PM »

Thanks to everyone who posted lovely comments on my previous quilt which I had written off as a disaster. I had a smaller piece of patchwork from last year sitting in my stash which I ended up cutting up and re-piecing with sashing to make this eye-catching, fun play quilt which will now to go the triplets. Still a few places where there's a tiny bit of bunching, but nowhere near the train wreck of the last one.

I was so careful with the basting on this quilt! I taped the backing to the floor, I sprayed, I pinned, AND I hand-basted a big 'X' from corner to corner and then another big '+' in the middle of the quilt. It worked. Phew.

I love it and I'm very pleased to be able to gift something that I'm personally very proud of.

(Oh and he's giving me $100 for it so it's not entirely free!!)

« Last Edit: September 07, 2011 09:02:02 PM by sweetpea74 » THIS ROCKS   Logged

« Reply #1 on: September 08, 2011 04:09:59 AM »

It's lovely. And I'm so glad you're happy with this one.

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Look twice, decide I can make one instead.
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