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SarahFroggy
« on: June 08, 2004 09:10:00 AM »

these blocks are from a book. cut loose quilts.http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/1571201548/qid=1086710681/sr=8-4/ref=sr_8_xs_ap_i4_xgl14/104-7459925-5392723?v=glance&s=books&n=507846 its a fun book cause of the modern twist on the traditional patterns. i borrowed it from the library and just had to buy it. well worth it. it is also a good book for beginners because as the name suggests things are loose and are not supposed to match up.

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and roman tile/rail fence


the roman tile one i am working on is for Victoria's Quilts Canada. we make quilts for the comfort of people with cancer. my mom is a coordinator. there are groups all over canada and the US and they are always looking for more volunteers. check them out.

http://www.victoriasquiltscanada.com (this link is all messed up and have no clue why but you can see the site so just copy paste if you are interested) for the canadian site if you go to volunteers the have a listing of all of the groups throughout canada.

http://www.victoriasquilts.com/
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indiaromeo
« Reply #1 on: June 08, 2004 09:11:36 AM »

Wow! Those are lovely! I especially love the roman tile pattern. The colors you used are great. Nice work!
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« Reply #2 on: June 08, 2004 11:10:48 AM »

Nice work!  I might have to look at that book!
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SarahFroggy
« Reply #3 on: June 08, 2004 11:12:11 AM »

you totally should, very fun and takes the whole perfect seams part out of quilting. yay! Tongue
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paigeywithwings
« Reply #4 on: June 08, 2004 01:08:12 PM »

Those are great.  I especially like the Roman one.  Wow.  I might try that next.
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« Reply #5 on: July 05, 2008 06:51:25 AM »

I have just heard of stack and slash quilts, and yours are so inspirational!
How wonderful of you to donate to such a worthy cause also.
thanks for sharing
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tigerbaby1981
« Reply #6 on: July 06, 2008 01:44:55 PM »

wow those are great quilts! Im in the ottawa area.. well about 45 mins away.. I'll have to learn abit more but would love to eventually help out Smiley
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