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« Reply #210 on: February 04, 2011 09:19:24 PM »

contest would be cool, I got one baby quilt finished this morning.  next week I hope to finish  more quilts

Looking for the free row by row patterns.  If you are able to get me one from your town I will paypal you $2 for postage.
« Reply #211 on: February 05, 2011 07:17:55 AM »

Baby Quilt 1 for co-worker

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« Reply #212 on: February 05, 2011 07:34:53 AM »

cursive_queen, that is so pretty are the little squares appliqued on?

I love personal swaps,  I print a lot of random fabric, usually with no purpose in mind.  let me know if you want any of it.

« Reply #213 on: February 05, 2011 09:45:17 AM »

cursive_queen I love it! What gorgeous colours! What size did you make it?

I am due to put one in the wash soon.... always makes me nervous that it might not come out the way it went in!
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« Reply #214 on: February 05, 2011 10:58:35 AM »

Cursive... that is beautiful.  I love the colors and your design.  Lucky co-worker.

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« Reply #215 on: February 05, 2011 02:34:04 PM »

Thanks guys.  its the juicebox pattern by cluck cluck sew.  The small squares are actually part of the block, so it's a lot of cutting.  The pattern says its "baby size" and 36x42, but I didn't actually measure it myself
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« Reply #216 on: February 05, 2011 02:35:13 PM »

I love the quilting you did on it!

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« Reply #217 on: February 05, 2011 07:10:26 PM »

Finished my first quilt! Inspired by the scrap strip block swap, made this mostly out of stash (except the backing)
Size approx 30in x 38in

Have posted pics in the 50 in 2011 thread also, sorry if anyone is seeing this twice Smiley

I will probably add more quilting between the circles, but havent really decided on what yet, im counting it as finished anyways


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« Reply #218 on: February 05, 2011 07:18:06 PM »

i love the look of the strips with sashing... why have i never thought to do that? 

next one...

i have 4 baby quilts ready to sandwich (tomorrow) and i got the rest of the fat quarters i needed for my loud rectangles... then i will be finishing both rectangle quilts for the back room reno.  it's cccccold back there.

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« Reply #219 on: February 05, 2011 10:36:12 PM »

ok, so I've been totally not keeping up my end of the bargain of this craftalong and have done NOTHING crafty... I will use the excuses of a) being 6 months pregnant and unmotivated to do anything even though I have HEAPS to do b) we are still trying to get the baby's room painted before worrying about frivilous things like hand made soft furnishings Smiley and c) the heat we are having at the moment is ridiculous and has added to my unmotivation.

Ok excuses aside, I have been *thinking* more about some of my quilts and I think I am going to use my jelly roll to make a trip around the world. And my mum has been trying to beat her sisters to some of my gran's massive stash (she's been in a high care home for quite a while now so they have decided to start sorting out some of her stuff) and managed to get 4 squares (maybe 40cm2?) of a clown picture with red, green, blue and yellow. She showed them to me and said she grabbed them because she thought they might be good to make a wall hanging in the babies' rooms (mine and my sister's babies that is) but I suggested that if we could find some cooridinating fabrics (I'm postive we can) at my gran's we could use that as sashing around the squares and make a decent sized floor quilt for my parents to have for the babies at their place. The pictures of the clowns are all the same but I think it would make a cute play mat for littlies, don't you think?

I guess I should actually start doing some of this stuff.... maybe if I try really hard I could get one done for the Feb comp... if us here in Oz can be in the running Tongue


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