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« on: April 21, 2008 09:23:05 PM »

I recently decided to start quilting.  I normally jump right into new hobbies and this was no different.  I read some info online, bought some supplies and got started.  I've since finished 2 small quilts for my nephews.  I'm pleased with the outcome but still have A LOT to learn.  Here are the 2 quilts I've finished:





The Mickey Mouse quilt was for my 3 year old nephew, Hudson.  The blue one was for my 9 week old nephew, Clayton.

There's more details on my blog:  http://donotfencemein.blogspot.com/2008/04/learning-to-quilt.html
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« Reply #1 on: April 21, 2008 09:25:20 PM »

those are both very nice. I especially love blue and brown.
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« Reply #2 on: April 22, 2008 03:14:23 AM »

ooo i love the second one...awesome color choices!
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« Reply #3 on: April 22, 2008 03:33:50 AM »

good job, I love the second one
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« Reply #4 on: April 22, 2008 03:10:20 PM »

Love them both, especially the blue and brown one, I have been collecting the same fabric line to make a quilt. I found the same line with different fabrics at Hancocks last week I was so excited.
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« Reply #5 on: April 22, 2008 06:26:28 PM »

I agree with everyone - the blue and brown quilt is fantastic. I adore your fabric choices.
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« Reply #6 on: April 23, 2008 03:02:24 PM »

you're off to a pretty spectacular start.  I like the teal & brown one - beautiful fabrics
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« Reply #7 on: April 24, 2008 09:03:21 PM »

ditto on loving the brown/blue combo.  cool quilting too with the swirly square.
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« Reply #8 on: April 27, 2008 11:12:08 AM »

I absolutly love the blue one for Clayton
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« Reply #9 on: May 12, 2008 11:49:18 AM »

I usually don't frequent the quilting board, but somehow made my way over here on a sick day off from work.

I love, love, love that blue quilt. Those are my favorite colors. My sister and I were just worrying over what I would sew if she has a boy, but you have eased my worries. We'll be just fine.

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