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falloutlove
« on: February 05, 2007 04:06:59 PM »

I made this quilt for my Grandmother in my Advanced Sewing class. it was supposed to be for christmas, but it wasn't finished in time.

my teacher likes to call these squares "crazy squares" ... I don't know what they're actually called.

the first border is made from strips of the extra I had from the squares.


my "artsy" picture


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close up of one of the squares. There's BEARS in the middle!


close up of the outside border/back fabric



this is my first quilt, so I hopw you all like it as much as I do!<333
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« Reply #1 on: February 05, 2007 05:35:47 PM »

it's very pretty!
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« Reply #2 on: February 07, 2007 03:14:24 PM »

Great job!  I love crazy quilts, and the bears in the middle are a nice touch.  Be proud of this one!
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« Reply #3 on: February 07, 2007 04:59:45 PM »

Very nice looking quilt!

I read crabby's post about the bears and thought 'what bears' but after a second, closer look, I spotted them!
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falloutlove
« Reply #4 on: February 07, 2007 08:17:33 PM »

thanks a lot, guys! it's being sent this weekend.

I also just finished a pillow to match out of the scraps. it's basically just one of the squares but with the trees for a border and the same back fabric as the quilt.
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« Reply #5 on: February 11, 2007 03:47:24 PM »

the blocks are so cute, and i like the bears in the middle of each  Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: February 12, 2007 07:10:17 AM »

Very pretty!  I have been meaning to try out thisvariation of the log cabin.  Kinda like jan mullen's Cut loose quilts....here's a link to it

http://www.amazon.com/gp/reader/1571201548/ref=sib_dp_pt/102-3071543-3190554#reader-link
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