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hokiekate
« on: May 29, 2006 06:35:26 AM »

Back in January I ironed and sorted all my scraps in the hopes that I would actually use them all.  I never realized how many I had!!  I haven't even come close to making a dent in them, but I have made some nice scrap quilts in the process.

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This pattern came from Quick and Easy Scrap Quilts - a great resource for scrap quilts.  I highly recommend.

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Ezri_B
« Reply #1 on: May 29, 2006 07:26:17 AM »

Great job. I love the colors. I have tons of scraps too, but I never seem to have enough of the same "types" of colors. Yours is simply beautiful!
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« Reply #2 on: May 29, 2006 07:42:00 AM »

Wow, that is beautiful

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I haven't even come close to making a dent in them, but I have made some nice scrap quilts in the process.

Do you have any more to show us?
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« Reply #3 on: May 29, 2006 07:43:07 AM »

oh my god! this is *awesome*
i'd like you to know you are my HERO.
i finally have something to do w/ my scraps - something that is uber elegant.
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hokiekate
« Reply #4 on: May 29, 2006 09:57:21 AM »

Do you have any more to show us?

I have one other finished quilt top that is waiting to be quilted and this one here I designed myself and finished back in March:

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arabella
« Reply #5 on: May 29, 2006 10:43:52 AM »

I LOVE that colorful one!  the other one is lovely too - I just tend to get excited when I see bright colors.
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« Reply #6 on: May 29, 2006 11:45:07 PM »

Wow!  That's beautiful.  It looks very vintage and new all at the same time.  Kind of like you combined old fabrics from the 19th century and new late 20th and 21st century fabrics.  I like the way you mixed white and off-white.  Very nice!  I really like the pattern too!  What's the name of the pattern (ie log cabin, drunkard's path, nine-patch, etc)?

**Just saw the book you recommended on Amazon.com.  I think I'm in love!  Can we say Christmas WishList?
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hokiekate
« Reply #7 on: June 03, 2006 07:09:33 PM »

This is the third in my series of baby scrap quilts - just finished!  It uses a  lot of the same fabrics as the other rainbow quilt.



This is a pattern I altered from the book Save The Scraps: Great Quilts From Small Bits, by Gayle Bong.  My husband gave it to me for Christmas and he is so proud that he picked out such a great book all by himself!  This book does not have as many patterns as the one I mentioned above, but the ones it does have are all great and it's the book that got me to organize all those scraps in the first place.  There's a very helpful section in the front about different ways to organize all your scraps and use them up!!
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zenochka
« Reply #8 on: June 03, 2006 07:12:24 PM »

Great job! The colors look so nice together!!
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