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Thread: Wedding Gift Quilt FINISHED!

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    Super Member Helen S's Avatar
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    Vancouver, Washington State

    Wedding Gift Quilt FINISHED!

    I started this quilt many months ago, not knowing what I'd be doing with it, got bored, so put all the blocks into a container and set them aside. In the meantime, we received a wedding invitation for a special niece, so...the colors were perfect for them so I got busy! SO glad I had most of the blocks done, and didn't have enough of the background fabric, but got lucky and found a near-full bolt at Joann's, so bought it all and glad I did. I used just about every last drop of it! The quilt measures 100" W X 108" L. I did all the quilting myself on my Janome 6600P. It was a huge chore, lots of fabric to keep moving around, but we'll just call it a labor of love.
    At one point I got sort of tangled up in the quilt and was laughing so hard DH came running with the camera and snapped a candid shot of me buried under it. He then posted it on his facebook wall for all to see. As you can see by the photo, my quilting space is VERY limited, but I'm thankful for the king size bed for layouts! I think we downsized a little to far this time, so maybe we'll be house hunting again in the near future! lol

    Anyway, it was a fun project, but I'm really happy it's done, AND in plenty of time for the wedding this coming Saturday.

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    Being skinny isn't easy, so I gave up and opted for being sexy instead. (aunty acid)

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    Vancouver, WA
    wonderful quilt! The last picture looks like you are laughing so hard you're crying. Beautiful quilt and lady.

    Kay...also in Vancouver, WA state

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    Super Member bailey's Avatar
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    Very lucky couple! Your quilt is simply beautiful. Love the colors.
    Women are Angels. And when someone breaks our wings......... we simply continue to fly ........ on a broomstick.
    We are flexible like that. OKAY?

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    What a wonderful wedding gift, just beautiful! Thanks for a good laugh on the buried in quilt photo!

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    Senior Member Raine54RN's Avatar
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    Moved from Missouri to California June2013 have 1 son 2 daughters, all grown and 2 cats
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    Wish I was getting married so you'd make me a beautiful quilt like this! And glad you had so much fun. That's the best part! Just beautiful!

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    very nicely done
    Nancy in western NY
    before you speak THINK
    T is it True? H is it Helpful? I is it Inspiring? N is it Necessary? K is it Kind?

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    Finger Lakes, NY
    Beautiful quilt. You did a great job quilting it on a DM. Gives me hope that I can do this one day.
    I don't want to brag but I can still fit into the earrings I wore in high school.

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    Power Poster dunster's Avatar
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    Beautiful quilt, and thanks for the story behind it.

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    Beautiful quilt and you look like you're having a great time with it.

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    east islip, ny
    what a wonderful wedding present also loved the picture

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