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Thread: Freshcut Ninepatch Quilt - For Bridal Shower

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    BabkaGal's Avatar
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    Hi all,

    I had my bridal shower a few weeks ago, and I decided to make a quilt as a gift for my aunt, who hosted and planned the event. It was a big hit with everyone (I presented it to her as the first gift at the shower), and I was really happy how it turned out!

    The quilt was made with about 20 fabrics from the "Freshcut" line by Heather Bailey (they were absolutely beautiful, and I highly recommend them!) and white fabric. I used large Freshcut fabric pieces and scraps for the backing.

    I created the pattern for this quilt based on a simple ninepatch concept. The colored fabrics were sewn into nine-patches, and the white fabric was send into nine-patches with smaller colored fabrics on the edges. Each square was about 5 inches. I quilted in a cross-hatch pattern with white thread.

    The final quilt measured about 60 by 90 inches. Hope you like it!
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    Very pretty, I do Like!!

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    I like it very much!

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    It turned out beautiful!!
    I love these fabric paired with white.

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    Wow, I really like that! I don't think I've ever seen that pattern before!

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    Very nice!

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    Super Member Chele's Avatar
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    It's beautiful! I love that fabric collection. So sweet to give your aunt a hostess gift. Your mama taught you right! Have a happy wedding!

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    Great job!! I'm sure your aunt loves it!!!

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    It's beautiful!!

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    That's really beautiful!!! The fabric is gorgeous (I now need to go check it out) and the pattern is just lovely. Great job -- and I bet that thrilled your aunt to be presented with it.

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