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« Reply #280 on: May 03, 2013 10:22:35 AM »

Beautiful Carol!
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« Reply #281 on: May 03, 2013 10:56:48 AM »

It's beautiful, but gosh, I'm starting to think I should've gone with clear white instead of the tan option, to fit in Smiley
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« Reply #282 on: May 03, 2013 11:59:39 AM »

I like the added interest of those blocks...breaks up all that white...I also love mixing whites...from pure white to beige white...it really makes for a personal homemade quilt...in my opinion! Cheesy
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« Reply #283 on: May 03, 2013 12:18:28 PM »

It's beautiful, but gosh, I'm starting to think I should've gone with clear white instead of the tan option, to fit in Smiley

NO way I love the darker ones thrown in there at random. My daughter said it adds something to it. Makes the eye travel through out the quilt.

I love all the blocks my partners made and each and everyone is in there

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« Reply #284 on: May 03, 2013 12:21:14 PM »

It's hard to tell from the pictures, but there are no two blocks a like, each one is a different color, or different value.

Each of the corner blocks have rainbow mixtures in the colors.

I love the way they all came together.

Now I just have to find something to do a boarder to bring it all together. Am thinking something with a slightly darker cream/tan color and a use the rainbow in it.

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« Reply #285 on: May 14, 2013 10:48:54 AM »

I just have to do a white background quilt next time, I have pinned all for inspiration!
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« Reply #286 on: May 16, 2013 09:32:47 PM »

Well, I think I've finally decided on block placement.  My hallway, where I've hung a flannel design panel, is long and narrow, and the only way to get a picture of them all together ends up very forced perspective-y, so I took a snap from each side:



I ended up with 13 blocks, receiving an extra one from donniesgirl which was a color error on a block she'd made for someone else and fit my theme and colors.  It ended up being part of the arrangement I like best, and the one official block that's not shown here, from EllaRain, will either be featured on the back of the finished quilt, or it might just find its way onto a tote bag and get lots more public exposure!

Now I just have to decide what to use for sashing and borders....
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« Reply #287 on: May 17, 2013 02:18:05 AM »

Looks amazing! love all the bright colors
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« Reply #288 on: May 19, 2013 11:43:05 AM »

Oh I like the layout. It is fun to see it all together.
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« Reply #289 on: May 25, 2013 07:21:25 AM »

As I was strip cutting for angel squares this morning, I cut myself. Rotary cutters are sharp! I'm waiting to get stitches...who says sewing isn't a dangerous sport?
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