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Thread: Back to quilting - My first quilt for me!

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    Junior Member fatsewcat's Avatar
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    Back to quilting - My first quilt for me!

    I recently posted a picture of a doll that I made that under the title "What I do when I am not quilting...humoring friends". Immediately after I got that doll finished, I started a quilt for ME. I have been quilting roughly 16 - 17 years now and have never made myself a quilt....until this weekend. Its done and its mine. Im keeping it. I promise. I am really happy with how it turned out. I was inspired by the jelly race quilts I have been seeing so I came up with a little something of my own. It was made with 1 1/2" finished strips and overall measures 55 x77....just big enough for me to curl up under while watching a movie. I had my two youngest sons layout the color placement. There are 4 strips each of the 10 colors, so they both got to do two sets, my only request was that they didn't follow the same pattern as the first set as I wanted it to be somewhat random. I machine quilted in just a few hours. My avitar is also used as my signature block on my quilts. On this quilt, I sewed my fatsew cat into the lower corner. I am still going to put a signature block on the back with the date and location of where it was made, just like I would with any other quilt I make. Thanks for looking and sharing your thoughts on my very first quilt. Now, Im off to watch a movie and test it out.
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    Awesome-love the quilting!
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    So pretty and love the kitty!
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    This is a great quilt!! I love it. Reminds me of the game Jenga. Very cool!

    Quote Originally Posted by fatsewcat View Post
    I recently posted a picture of a doll that I made that under the title "What I do when I am not quilting...humoring friends". Immediately after I got that doll finished, I started a quilt for ME. I have been quilting roughly 16 - 17 years now and have never made myself a quilt....until this weekend. Its done and its mine. Im keeping it. I promise. I am really happy with how it turned out. I was inspired by the jelly race quilts I have been seeing so I came up with a little something of my own. It was made with 1 1/2" finished strips and overall measures 55 x77....just big enough for me to curl up under while watching a movie. I had my two youngest sons layout the color placement. There are 4 strips each of the 10 colors, so they both got to do two sets, my only request was that they didn't follow the same pattern as the first set as I wanted it to be somewhat random. I machine quilted in just a few hours. My avitar is also used as my signature block on my quilts. On this quilt, I sewed my fatsew cat into the lower corner. I am still going to put a signature block on the back with the date and location of where it was made, just like I would with any other quilt I make. Thanks for looking and sharing your thoughts on my very first quilt. Now, Im off to watch a movie and test it out.
    SUEB

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    Pretty colors and quilting is great.
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    This is a quilt well deserved. Love the colors. Love the pattern. Enjoy using it every chance you can.
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    Quote Originally Posted by suebee View Post
    This is a great quilt!! I love it. Reminds me of the game Jenga. Very cool!
    LOL! I thought about calling that but changedy mind but so far nothing other than 'it's mine' is coming to mind.

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    Nice quilt and well deserved to be sure, nice quilting also love your fatcat.
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    Beautiful colors and beautiful job. I love the cat in the corner!

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    I really like it.

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