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« on: January 22, 2012 04:58:49 PM »


Dimensions: 72" x 96" (twin)
Pattern: Natural Canasta Quilt from Oh, Fransson!
Fabric: 11 prints from Anna Maria Horner's 'Innocent Crush' line, one Amy Butler print, and six solids
Quilting: Free motion stipple


Can't say enough good things about this pattern. Keeping track of all the little strips was tricky, but worth it. I think it has the artsy, bohemian sort of look that I was going for.


This is my second finished quilt of 2012, though admittedly it's a UFO from 2011... it was supposed to be a "good luck at college" present, but I had some serious problems with my sewing machine that caused lengthy delays in quilting. I'm so glad to have put the final stitch in this one!


I'm shipping this quilt to my cousin tomorrow to (finally) brighten up her dorm room. I hope she likes it!
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« Reply #1 on: January 22, 2012 05:02:30 PM »

Beautiful quilt!!!
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« Reply #2 on: January 22, 2012 06:10:10 PM »

That is beautiful.  I will have to show that pattern to my husband.  I've been trying to find a pattern he likes to make a quilt for our bed.
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« Reply #3 on: January 23, 2012 06:40:45 AM »

Great job - your cousin is going to love it.
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« Reply #4 on: January 24, 2012 03:17:03 PM »

Beautiful job, I love your binding!
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« Reply #5 on: January 27, 2012 05:12:55 PM »

This is super cute.  I still have a fat quarter set of Innocent Crush in my closet I need to for a project.  Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: January 30, 2012 02:53:47 PM »

This is an absolutely gorgeous quilt! Congrats on finishing it. I really like the binding that you used - the purples brings out all the colors!

How much time did it take from begininning to end with the free motion quilting? Thanks!
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« Reply #7 on: January 30, 2012 04:09:03 PM »

Beautiful! I love the colors!
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« Reply #8 on: January 30, 2012 04:59:28 PM »

This is an absolutely gorgeous quilt! Congrats on finishing it. I really like the binding that you used - the purples brings out all the colors!

How much time did it take from begininning to end with the free motion quilting? Thanks!

Thanks, katje! Unfortunately, this quilt took forever. I took my machine in to be serviced right before I started quilting it and had a terrible time getting my quilty mojo back. Technically, I started it in October and finished in January, but if I hadn't had problems with my machine I think I would have been done before Thanksgiving. Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: January 30, 2012 06:17:09 PM »

Beatuiful! great use of these fabrics.
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