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Deece in MN
« on: August 17, 2011 09:08:55 AM »

Since my partner has received this, I thought I would post it here to share.

I made this quilt for the Make-a-Friend swap.

The pictures aren't the best.  The backing fabric looks like tweed and coordinates with the front better than it looks like it does in the pictures.

Close-up of the print fabric:

Thanks for looking. Smiley
« Last Edit: August 17, 2011 09:09:45 AM by Deece in MN » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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Are you going to throw that away?! Can I have it?!

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« Reply #1 on: August 17, 2011 09:37:42 AM »

NICE!!!!!!    Cheesy  Great fabric, great job!   Cheesy Cheesy

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« Reply #2 on: August 17, 2011 09:45:52 AM »

oh, it's lovely!  i saw that fabric at hobby lobby and instantly loved it, and i loved your quilting.  that's a lucky friend you made!


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« Reply #3 on: August 17, 2011 02:02:14 PM »

Love the sewing fabric!! Is there a name or anything on it?/ I would love to have some of this!!!!
« Reply #4 on: August 18, 2011 08:20:43 AM »

where did you find the pattern for this ?
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« Reply #5 on: August 18, 2011 09:16:41 AM »

The patterned fabric is an Alexander Henry line.  I think it has the word "sew" in the name, but I can't remember and I don't have a piece with the selvedge to find out.

The solids are Kona Cotton.  The binding is an Alexander Henry called "downtown dot".

The pattern is Angel Face by Villa Rosa Designs.  It takes 1 yard of 3 fabrics (I used 4 because I didn't want a scrappy binding) and finishes 38" by 50".  It is great for larger prints that you don't want to cut up in small pieces.

Thanks for the kind comments! Smiley

« Reply #6 on: August 24, 2011 06:14:38 PM »

Nice work!  Your free motion quilting looks great! 

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