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Thread: Any suggestions.....

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    Senior Member jeanequilts's Avatar
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    Apr 2010
    I need to make a quilt with 3 fabrics that are for a college team (Go Huskers!). It will be a red, white and black quilt.
    Have any of you made something not too complicated, but that would be fairly nice looking? It will need to be a lap sized quilt. I am leaning toward a "Twister" quilt, but am open to any suggestions.
    Thanks in advance!

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    Super Member mom-6's Avatar
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    Feb 2010
    That should be really nice.

    A D9P can also look great with 3 colors.

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    Super Member Tinabodina's Avatar
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    Feb 2010
    Appleton, WI
    Road to Oklahoma would be a great block for three colors. But the Right Hand of Friendship would be more appropriate.

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    Anchorage, AK
    BQ 1, 2, or 3 would be nice and easy if you have one of the fabrics that would look nice in a larger block. They are produced by Maple Island quilts.

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    Kansas City area USA
    GO HUSKERS....I grew up in a small town just outside of Omaha, that was incorperated into Omaha's city limits a few years ago...so sad! Been a fan since the 60's!!!!!

    A Twister would be great using reds, whites and blacks with the Nebraska logo fabric for the borders.....maybe a block or two of the logo stuff in the quilt body but because it is so-o-o-o-o expesive, I would save it for the borders and just go with several different shades of black, reds and whites. Will look GREAT

    jodi in leavenworth

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    Super Member dakotamaid's Avatar
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    Feb 2009
    South central Nebraska, US
    Disappearing 9 patch would look great with only the logo fabric in the 4 corners of the 9 patch. Would take less than doing a border. Many Nebraska fabric stores carry the husker logo fabric any more. Out of one yard you can get plenty to help make a lapsize quilt.

    Happy sewing from another Nebraskan.

    OOps, read some more of the posts, I like Julie's idea also!!

    You will get plenty of ideas from all of these talented people. :-D

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    Super Member jdiane318's Avatar
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    Aug 2010
    springfield, MO
    You could do the strip tube quilt from Cozy Quilts, easy to do and great use of the colors, plus you could change the color selection on the blocks for a different look. I like the twister, too.

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