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« on: August 20, 2012 06:34:36 PM »

my best friend friend from high school got married this summer, and i took on my second gigantic quilt wedding gift.
her colors were orange & fuchsia, so i used different orange fabrics to make the zig zags.
it was originally based off of a scrap quilt i saw on pinterest, but with a few alterations (and lots of math!) i made it what it is




their bed is "olympic queen" in size, and by far making this the largest quilt i've made so far.
i love the zig zag patterning, and currently intend to use the same style for when their family starts to grow.
here it is... the whole gigantic-ness!

best part is, it did actually fit on their bed!
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« Reply #1 on: August 20, 2012 06:55:19 PM »

This is beautiful! Great job!
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« Reply #2 on: August 20, 2012 07:15:03 PM »

I so want to try a zig zag - looks great!
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« Reply #3 on: August 20, 2012 07:42:29 PM »

That is simply stunning those orange stripes are beautiful! I would love to have that on my bed, you  have one lucky friend.

I always wanted to make a quilt, any chance of you giving me some pointers?  Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: August 20, 2012 08:32:07 PM »

that is mind-bending!! so amazing!
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« Reply #5 on: August 21, 2012 01:07:35 AM »

Very nice!!
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« Reply #6 on: August 21, 2012 06:50:43 AM »


Gorgeous! Now that's a wedding gift that won't go unused  Cheesy
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« Reply #7 on: August 31, 2012 03:21:11 PM »

I am not usually a big orange fun, but this is gorgeous!
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« Reply #8 on: September 21, 2012 01:45:21 PM »

I love orange and I love chevron'esque designs so I LOVE this!! What a wonderful and generous gift. I'm sure it will be cherished for years to come.
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« Reply #9 on: September 22, 2012 06:19:59 PM »

Wonderful!!  That's a very lovely quilt!  I know we have all the quilts my husbands Grandma ever made him, and I definitely cherish the one she made us for our wedding.  I'm certain your friend will too!
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