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« on: October 31, 2011 07:12:05 AM »

I took a class from a national teacher this summer and finally got the quilt finished up. It will be a Christmas gift for my MIL!



I used all Kauffman batiks in a range of blues and greens. I really love the watery effect I got from how I put it together.



My lovely long arm quilter scaled down a meander pattern for me so I could get the tight quilting I had dreamed of.



The backing is just a plain light blue that shows off the quilting nicely. I also used several different batiks to make the binding. I haven't done this before and I really like the results.

Thanks for looking!  Grin
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« Reply #1 on: October 31, 2011 07:14:24 AM »

I love this one.  The rippled quilting is perfect with the cool watery batiks.
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« Reply #2 on: October 31, 2011 07:21:28 AM »

Beautiful quilt! Your MIL will love it, I would die to have someone make me something like that. The meandering pattern is perfect!
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« Reply #3 on: October 31, 2011 07:25:35 AM »

This is so beautiful.  Love the finished effect as well!!
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« Reply #4 on: October 31, 2011 08:12:52 AM »

Just gorgeous!!! You must have an awesome MIL!!!
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« Reply #5 on: October 31, 2011 08:19:59 AM »

The watery effect was definitely achieved!  The choice of quilting added to the effect...it is gorgeous and you have one lucky MIL!
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« Reply #6 on: October 31, 2011 08:34:03 AM »

That's beautiful! I love your choice of fabrics and pattern.
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« Reply #7 on: October 31, 2011 08:36:11 AM »

Lovely!  Do you know the name of the quilt pattern?
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« Reply #8 on: October 31, 2011 10:30:08 AM »

Love it! I really need to try that technique.
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« Reply #9 on: October 31, 2011 01:49:21 PM »

Love this!  The colors are perfect!  Lucky MIL.
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