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« on: November 07, 2011 08:44:22 AM »

So I made this quilt! I'm so excited about it. Its my first full queen sized quilt for my bed. In the past I've made largish quilts that can go on my bed but in addition to other bedding, but not this time!


IMAG0501 by superstitchious, on Flickr


The pattern i used came from this book:
http://www.ohfransson.com/oh_fransson/the-practical-guide-to-patchwork.html

and all of the fabric was from Heather Bailey's line "nicey jane":
http://www.heatherbaileystore.com/category-s/60.htm


So some in progress shots...

The top, pre borders


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putting together the backing... (probably should've picked up my living room a little, hello gym socks!)


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quilting it...


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sewing on the binding...


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the backing, quilted


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And in its final resting place!


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« Reply #1 on: November 07, 2011 08:50:31 AM »

It's beautiful! I love the colors.
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« Reply #2 on: November 07, 2011 09:12:32 AM »

Wish I could stick with a quilt long enough to finish it as you have.  That is soooo beautiful and I too love the colors.  This ROCKS!
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« Reply #3 on: November 07, 2011 09:16:46 AM »

WOW!!! This is GORGEOUS!! Everything about it is absolutely perfect... the design, the fabric, the colors, the backing, the free-motion quilting!! Marvelous job Smiley.
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« Reply #4 on: November 07, 2011 09:58:09 AM »

I love those fabrics.  Awesome quilt!
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« Reply #5 on: November 07, 2011 03:28:54 PM »

That is a gorgeous quilt!  I can't even pick a favorite thing about it, because I love it all. 
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« Reply #6 on: November 07, 2011 04:17:10 PM »

Gorgeous!
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« Reply #7 on: November 07, 2011 04:43:31 PM »

thanks everyone! I'm currently wrapped up in it as i'm typing and i can still hardly believe i made it, its definitely my most favorite quilt i've ever made, and quite a feat, each block took almost 30 minutes to make! I usually dont have enough stick-to-it-ness to take on a project that i know going in will take a ton of man hours!
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« Reply #8 on: November 07, 2011 05:34:17 PM »

I love it!!
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« Reply #9 on: November 07, 2011 10:45:54 PM »

that is a beautiful quilt
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« Reply #10 on: November 08, 2011 01:32:44 AM »

So pretty!
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« Reply #11 on: November 08, 2011 01:44:08 PM »

It's wonderful.

What type of machine are you using
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« Reply #12 on: November 08, 2011 02:48:54 PM »

ooohhh you would ask me that right as i'm forgetting... I know its an Australian based brand but i'm blanking on the name...

My home machine is a Singer, but i'm totally blanking on the quilting machine. I so wish i could afford one of my own, and also had the 18 ft of width in a room required to house one, they are CRAZY BIG!
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« Reply #13 on: November 09, 2011 05:15:13 PM »

How beautiful!!
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