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« on: November 09, 2013 06:54:44 AM »

Some friends of my husband's were doing a fundraiser recently and I offered to donate a quilt as a raffle prize. I wanted to do something in fairly neutral colours as I didn't know who would win it and what their tastes/decor might be. I determined I had an absurb amount of brown and green fabrics, so I went with those as my primary colours and a cream as the background.

I used the Tilting Four Patch block from Quilter's Cache. Being lazy, and more importantly not owning a printer, I didn't print the triangle template and just kind of winged it. That probably made it take a little longer than it otherwise would have, but I got it done in about two weeks. I did very simple quilting, just lines through the squares.

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And the kitty-approved backing:


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« Reply #1 on: November 09, 2013 07:59:39 AM »

That is beautiful!!  I'm sure whoever wins it will love it.
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« Reply #2 on: November 09, 2013 12:16:24 PM »

Nice quilt.  At first I thought the backing was corduroy!
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« Reply #3 on: November 09, 2013 12:56:38 PM »

Wow that looks great! I love the patterns and the neutral colors are a good choice since you don't know who will win the raffle. It's safer to choose neutral colors. Great job! Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: November 10, 2013 11:46:39 AM »

It is really great. I love the colours, and the pattern makes it so lively. Lucky winner of the raffle.
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« Reply #5 on: November 12, 2013 09:54:26 PM »

This is such a fun pattern. It's neat on the thumbnail you can really see the secondary design of the white diamond shapes!
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« Reply #6 on: November 14, 2013 03:14:25 PM »

I love the negative space. That's what I saw foremost in the thumbnail. The choice of colors is lovely, too. The prints remind me of a blanket I would keep in my cabin in the woods, if I had a cabin in the woods. Dang, now you have me day dreaming.
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