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« Reply #10 on: February 16, 2009 10:41:48 AM »

I love it!!  The monkey fabric is excellent.
« Reply #11 on: February 24, 2009 07:27:13 PM »

possible double post:

I really like how the print squares appear to float over the rest of the quilt.

Did you invent this pattern?

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« Reply #12 on: February 26, 2009 11:15:59 PM »

okay, this quilt is very adorable. what is the name of this pattern you used? i am new to quilting. right now i am just doing squares and rectangles. you did a great job with this. so nice!
« Reply #13 on: August 02, 2009 04:20:23 PM »

I'm not trying to take over the post, but I figure it's been since February so I'll share what I did for this pattern.  My finished size was 36"x36", so I made 9 squares - each square is 12".  The center square is 6 1/2" x 6 1/2", and all of the other squares are 3 1/2" x 3 1/2".  This means all of the cream, pink, and yellow squares.  30 pink, 24 yellow, 54 cream.  My example block will be the pink and cream one.  Sew together 2 of cream, cream, pink, pink to make two strips.  Sew together 2 of cream, pink.  Sew a cream, pink onto opposite sides of center square (make sure they're reversed).  Then sew the strip of cream, cream, pink, pink onto the matching long side of the center square.  Assembly is really easy if you figure out how many of each you'll need so you can sew together the correct combinations of small squares.  Good luck! 

I'm making another one of these quilts so I'll try to take pictures as I go.
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« Reply #14 on: August 17, 2009 05:11:01 AM »

yikes.  just saw this.  i believe the block is called squares in squares from the quilter's cache.

she has zillions of patterns to pick from. organized by size and difficulty.

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