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« on: September 06, 2012 07:31:18 AM »

Gretings everyone.
In July I decided I wanted a quilt and set off to assemble my first quilt.
I decided on characters from Megaman 2, a classic NES game and used the main character and three of my favorite robot masters from the game.
I found sprites online and put them together to form the image.
The finished size is approximately 50 inches by 60 inches.
There are approximately 2880 squares in this quilt and they are 3/4 inch finished size.
I have learned that I do not enjoy hand stitching the binding, but I know it is a necessary evil with quilting.
(I would put the picture in the post, but I am a new user and have not met the requirements)

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« Reply #1 on: September 06, 2012 12:11:48 PM »

Wow, so ambitious for your first quilt! It looks great!
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« Reply #2 on: September 07, 2012 06:08:37 AM »

Wow. You did a great job. I cannot believe this is your first quilt.
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« Reply #3 on: September 07, 2012 07:01:30 AM »

Thank you for the nice words. I decided to dive in and was fortunate the results were good.
Also, thank you for modding the first post.
I just heard about this community during a recent convention where I talked to a few members.  I was just finishing my project during the convention and they suggested I join the site.
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« Reply #4 on: September 07, 2012 10:39:48 AM »

Awesome! We're glad to have you and look forward to seeing more projects! Do you do any other crafts?
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« Reply #5 on: September 10, 2012 02:26:31 AM »

LOVE your quilt, nice job!
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« Reply #6 on: September 10, 2012 07:35:45 PM »

I am just getting into crafting. I have done some woodworking and basketry. I am going to try and make costumes. I just started quilt 2 and will make sure to post a pic when its done.
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