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« on: June 28, 2013 07:33:34 PM »

I recently participated in round 3 of the Quilt Block swap and this time around I asked for the Friendship Star pattern with a black background and colorful stars.  Our friend's daughter is graduating high school this month and I wanted the squares for a quilt for her.  Once they had arrived, I found out what her favorite color was to use in the border and off I went.

When I had the squares together and only 1/2 the border on I almost quit because I didn't like how it was turning out but once I had the rest of the border on I was happy with it.

I gave it to Alyssa on Tuesday and she loved it, which made me very happy.

                         


I even personalized it - I told her I did this so that if she didn't like it, she couldn't give it away  Cheesy

                           
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« Reply #1 on: June 28, 2013 07:40:19 PM »

That is gorgeous.  What a great block to pick for the swap.
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« Reply #2 on: June 28, 2013 07:40:45 PM »

Oh wow, this is beautiful! I love all the colors together! She's a lucky grad  Grin
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« Reply #3 on: June 28, 2013 09:47:37 PM »

It turned out great! I do love that block!
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« Reply #4 on: June 29, 2013 03:34:42 AM »

lovely, the colors pop. it turned out wonderful

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« Reply #5 on: June 29, 2013 07:00:33 AM »

It turned out beautifully. I really like the kind of simple quilting you choose.  It and the bright border really highlights the stars.
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« Reply #6 on: June 29, 2013 09:24:48 AM »

Wonderful quilt.
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« Reply #7 on: July 01, 2013 05:21:37 AM »

It is lovely! Black was a great choice for background. So bright and happy.
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« Reply #8 on: July 02, 2013 07:26:40 AM »

Love how the stars pop with your border and background...you are so funny, homerof2--ha ha, she could always pick out the embroidery...just saying... ha ha..but she would be crazy to give away such a lovely quilt!
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« Reply #9 on: July 02, 2013 11:53:12 AM »

Quote from: alwaysinmyroom link=topic=425008.msg5059814#msg5059814
...you are so funny, homerof2--ha ha, she could always pick out the embroidery...just saying... ha ha..but she would be crazy to give away such a lovely quilt!

She's going to school in New Zealand in September and said she's taking it with her so I guess she likes it   Grin
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