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Thread: My very first quilts

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    Senior Member sandybeach's Avatar
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    I'll see if this works.

    The flip-flop quilt I made for a friend whose DD is in High School cheerleading and she asked if I would make a quilt for them to raffle off to raise money. I had just seen this pattern in the F&P magazine and thought it would be perfect for a bunch of high school girls. It came out a little too bright for my tastes.

    The baby quilt I made for a neighbor who is also in my Bunco group. I made the quilt after seeing one done at my LQS. The center block came from WallyWorld. Now everyone wants me to make them one and I can't find the material anywhere.

    Flip Flop Quilt for raffle
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    Baby quilt for neighbor.
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    Those are great! You do such nice work! Make more!

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    Oh, I love them! My DD (17) and her friends would go ga-ga over the flip-flops. Great work!

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    You did a great job!! Thanks for sharing!!

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    Great quilts. That baby quilt is sooo cute!

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    Those are sooooooooo cute!!

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    Love them both, but am particularly impressed w/the flip flop quilt. I have that pattern, but have not made it yet. I even bought some great flip flop printed fabric for backing. It is on my "To Do" list. Must say, I have no intention of doing such an elaborate boarder as you did. You did a great job! It is hard to tell by photo, but did you make it 3-D in terms of the straps on the flip flops? I love to embellish and this is the perfect pattern to have fun with. Mine is going to be a wall hanging, rather than a lap quilt, so it won't matter if I jazz up the flip flops w/ buttons, flowers, beads, etc. Thanks for sharing. One of these days I'll master the art of digital photo taking and the technology involved to show you all some of my stuff. LOL, Nita

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    Love the flip flops!!

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    Thanks everyone :)

    Nita, the border is just a log cabin design. No, the straps on the flip-flops are strictly contrast colored fabric appliqued down on the edges. I know a lot of people use ribbon and buttons, but I didn't want to go that far for something I was giving away. I have since made a second quilt for my son's girlfriend for Xmas and I copied a pattern I found here on the Board and like it a lot more than this quilt. As soon as I get it back from the quilter I will post a pic. I also found some great fleece fabric with flip-flop's on it and plan to use it on some more flip-flop quilts.

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    Those are so cuttttttte.

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