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« on: August 07, 2012 02:58:32 PM »

This quilt pattern is from the really cool modern style quilt book, City Quilts. I loved the contrast of the black with the green in the original pattern and I extended my color palette slightly to include some jewel tone blues and purples and an aqua. I've never used solid black in a quilt before and I really like the contrast and the way it turned out. I don't know if my backing necessarily matches the front but I LOVE the super saturated colors and the floral print!

Quilt was pieced on my Singer and machine quilted by me on a rented long arm!


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« Reply #1 on: August 07, 2012 03:06:37 PM »

Ooh it looks great! Love it! The backing is really fun.
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« Reply #2 on: August 07, 2012 03:08:04 PM »

Gorgeous gorgeous gorgeous!  I love how you pieced the backing.
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« Reply #3 on: August 07, 2012 04:00:34 PM »

I LOVE the back - as nice as the top is, I'd be tempted to leave it turned upside-down!

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« Reply #4 on: August 07, 2012 04:18:23 PM »

This is absolutely beautiful!  Awesome color choices, too!
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« Reply #5 on: August 07, 2012 07:46:23 PM »

Thank you everyone! I love the back too, I'm glad I went with something a little crazy, the whole quilt was outside the norm, colorwise, for me so I just went all out!
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« Reply #6 on: August 08, 2012 07:18:52 AM »

Two in one!  I love both sides!

I have that book and can't wait to make something from it!
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« Reply #7 on: August 10, 2012 12:47:07 PM »

Love it!
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« Reply #8 on: August 26, 2012 07:57:33 PM »

Very nice. I love that book!
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« Reply #9 on: August 27, 2012 03:51:44 PM »

So pretty! I love the pattern and your color choices.
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