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lyric889
« on: October 16, 2014 06:39:17 PM »

Two new quilts I finished!

I've made a few quilts before these but I still consider myself new to quilting. The other quilts I have made I'm pretty sure have all been patterns that use all square pieces. These are the first ones I've tried that used triangle pieces. I thought it would be a lot harder to match but it actually went pretty well. It was no harder than squares just have to make sure to pay attention to your seams. I had a pick one or two apart and re-do them to get them to line up better  Wink

I think the star one is my favorite because its just so bright and colorful. The black and white chevron was fun and I definitely like the contrast between the red backing. Comments welcome Smiley

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« Reply #1 on: October 16, 2014 08:45:03 PM »

Those are both very nice!!  I do like the star one better because of the bright colors.
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« Reply #2 on: October 16, 2014 09:18:35 PM »

Both of them are lovely. My favourite is actually the chevron. I love the different fabrics in it which give a 3D effect.
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« Reply #3 on: October 17, 2014 12:04:20 AM »

Both quilts are beautiful. The colorful stars are bright and happy. The black and white chevron are elegant and stylish. I like them both.
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« Reply #4 on: December 01, 2014 08:03:28 PM »

Both are lovely.  I think the fact that you found triangles so easy is a testament to your piecing skills.  Your points are so perfect!
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« Reply #5 on: December 12, 2014 01:35:27 PM »

those stars are great!
i love the pattern mixed with the bright colors Smiley
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