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« on: August 25, 2011 05:26:38 PM »

My mom loves to garden.  So when I saw this tutorial- http://www.purlbee.com/mini-quilt-vegetable-patch/- I thought that it would be the perfect mini-quilt to make for her birthday!

Here is my version:





It's not perfect, but I'm very happy with the outcome!  Instead of buying the kit, I bought all of my own fabrics and drew out my own templates.  I had never done applique in this manner before, and so I had some trouble with the sharp corners of the leaves in particular- my seam ripper and I are now intimately acquainted!  But other than my lack of applique skills (I know, I should have practiced before diving right in) I found the instructions to be quite well-written and foolproof!
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« Reply #1 on: August 25, 2011 06:10:53 PM »

I like your mini-quilt - I think you did a great job on your appliques - Your mom will love it - it's really a nice, pretty little quilt.   Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: August 25, 2011 06:44:16 PM »

Very cute!
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« Reply #3 on: August 25, 2011 06:46:55 PM »

super cute!
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« Reply #4 on: August 25, 2011 07:19:49 PM »

This is absolutely adorable!! Great job!
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« Reply #5 on: August 25, 2011 07:35:56 PM »

I love this!
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« Reply #6 on: August 26, 2011 03:51:43 AM »

This is so cute! I love the colours - great job
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« Reply #7 on: August 31, 2011 01:53:49 PM »

Good Job! I'm sure she'll love it.
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« Reply #8 on: September 01, 2011 06:56:15 PM »

That's a great job!  And I am totally with you on the jumping right in rather than practicing - I am SOO impatient sometimes . . . At times I regret it, and other times I am happy that I didn't "waste" time with the practice.  Wink
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« Reply #9 on: September 01, 2011 10:35:39 PM »

this is amazing! beautiful! i love it!
btw.. its well in the craftster spirit to dive right into a project without having the skil mastered. kudos to you!
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