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Thread: Patchork and Quilting in Greece.

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    Super Member DOTTYMO's Avatar
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    Red face Patchork and Quilting in Greece.

    I am making a double wedding ring quilt with a centre medallion for my niece's wedding at the end of June.
    Her maternal grandma is from Greece. I am looking for an idea to put on the back to represent Greece.
    Does anyone have any ideas or suggestions. Front of quilt has a rose because she is English and a thistle as he comes from Scotland. Grandparents would be a bottle kiln for one set of grandparents stuck on Greece.
    Finished is better than a UFO

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    Super Member woody's Avatar
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    What about a "Greek key" block or border? If you seacrch for either there are lots of free patterns
    The biggest risk is the one not taken

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    Greek flag, Greek key (my wedding band is greek key!), Olympics symbol (linking circles). I hope you used blue and white in the quilt.

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    Super Member JNCT14's Avatar
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    My husband is Greek and his parents are from Rhodos in a little town called Malona. When we visit in the summer, I am always struck by the beautiful tile and pottery patterns available. Perhaps something like that on the back? Then it could be reversible?

    BTW - LOVE your puppy - is that a Bijon? My quilting companion is my small Bijon Wilfred who sits on my feet when I sew....

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