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« on: July 26, 2011 12:49:56 AM »

This is my first finished quilt! I just made up the blocks as I looked at the fabric and built them around the mushrooms. The back (which I neglected to photograph) is brown cotton with contrasting orange quilting. I coordinated the top quilting with brown stitch in the ditch (I think it's called...) It ended up being about 36"36" and I used some $1 per yard fleece for batting.

Here's the whole shebang:

As you can see I pieced one of the blocks on sideways, but I decided to just go with it.

And a couple close-ups of the 2 versions of blocks:




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« Reply #1 on: July 26, 2011 01:09:40 AM »

I love the way the plain colours you chose highlight the patterns so well.
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« Reply #2 on: July 26, 2011 04:58:39 AM »

so cute Smiley really reminds me of my BFF & her obsession with mushrooms Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: July 26, 2011 05:01:43 AM »

The sideways block gives it more character!
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« Reply #4 on: July 26, 2011 07:23:34 PM »

That's fantastic!  I really, really like the mushroom print.  Don't worry about the sideways block, I think it looks cute.
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