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« on: July 31, 2014 05:58:39 PM »

Hmm, I guess I never posted this quilt! This is from an online charity group I'm in, the Faith Circle of do.Good Stitches. Each month a "quilter" in the group picks a pattern and color scheme and every other "quilter" and "stitcher" sends 2 blocks. The quilters then assemble and quilt and deliver to the chosen charity. Our charity is called Restore Innocence and the quilts go to women rescued from human trafficking.

The color scheme for this was a bit different for me and was inspired by some brand new clothing I had hanging up next to each other--a coral top, a dress that was navy/plum/white, and a turquoise/teal t-shirt. I picked the Greek Cross block and this is what rolled in!

We quilted it on the quilting frame at our local Bernina shop, who is a good sponsor of my quilt guild. And a sweet friend of mine took it on vacation with her and did the binding on the plane!


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« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2014 08:43:50 AM »

I wouldn't have thought of putting these colors together but they really work.  Love the pattern.  It looks beautiful!
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Ooh I like the color scheme
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« Reply #3 on: August 01, 2014 10:38:56 AM »

scrappy looking quilts are so great. What a great cause! Crafting for charity always warms my heart.
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« Reply #4 on: August 01, 2014 01:43:57 PM »

I also wouldn't have thought to put those colors together but they really work well together!
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« Reply #5 on: September 25, 2014 11:56:36 AM »

This design feels so fun & fresh...kind of retro yet modern. I love it!
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