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« on: November 09, 2012 09:05:08 AM »

Yeah, I know it isn't Valentine's Day, but I finally finished my Love Bug Quilt, and I am too happy and too impatient to wait to share.

Each block is 5" square.  The blocks came from The New Quilting & Patchwork Dictionary by Rhoda Ochser Goldberg - a book I picked up in 1989 or so, before I made my first quilt. I just fell in love with those little insects.
I machine pieced, hand quilted it (finished while watching the tele last night).  Here are some close-ups of the the individual bugs:

They aren't perfect (some of the points got cut off) and I wish I had come up with a better border idea than just put on binding. . .  but I still like it. A lot.

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« Reply #1 on: November 09, 2012 09:53:34 AM »

I think it looks great! Too cute, my mom would love this.
Also, love shouldn't be reserved for V-day. Thanks for sharing the love [bugs]!

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« Reply #2 on: November 09, 2012 10:19:02 AM »

I think this is wonderful, it's so cute.  The bugs are adorable.

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« Reply #3 on: November 09, 2012 11:46:46 AM »

Super cute pattern! Love the bugs! hehe

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« Reply #4 on: November 09, 2012 03:20:12 PM »

This is a fantastic quilt. I really like the bugs and I really like your fabric choices.  The lack of a border gives it a very modern look!

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