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Thread: French Braid

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    Junior Member johnniek's Avatar
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    Does anyone have or have made a French Braid quilt ? Have heard so much about one but can't find a pattern. Thanks

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    Here is a tablerunner pattern that is the same as the French Braid pattern. I know it is because I have the book. This will give you the chance to see if you like sewing the pattern before buying the book.


    http://www.quiltbug.com/Free/table-topper.htm

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    Here is a picture of a French Braid Quilt I took at a local quilt show.
    [IMG]http://i195.photobucket.com/albums/z...renchBraid.jpg[/IMG]

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    They are so pretty. It's another pattern that's on my list to do. I may need to live forever to do them all. TeeHee

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    I made a French Braid quilt. Here is the link to the one I made. :)

    http://www.quiltingboard.com/posts/list/2809.page

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    I made one last year; it was my first large quilt (queen-size). I used the book "French Braid Quilts" by Jane Hardy Miller. The book was excellent. I was surprised at how easily the quilt went together.

    I look forward to making more of these quilts. The challenging part is selecting the fabrics.

    Note: The colors just didn't show up right. All those whites in the middle are different, really they are, but they all look the same in the picture.
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    Junior Member johnniek's Avatar
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    Thanks fo much for the QuiltBug pattern ideal I just can't seem to get enough quilt pattern Ha.

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    Those are pretty but look complicated. Nice looking quilts.

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    If you want a quick braid pattern, check out:

    http://www.unitednotions.com/fp_sultry.pdf
    It uses Jelly Rolls, and it looks pretty easy!

    --BabkaGal


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    Thanks for sharing the links and patterns. :lol: :lol:

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    I had never heard of this web site, thanks. Copied the pattern. JohnnieK

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    It is another pattern re-named and rediscovered. I first knw it as Seminole braid. The Seminole Indians had some amazing patterns - row upon row of layers that work well for borders or whole quilts, depending on the scale they are worked in.

    Here are some other Seminole patterns
    http://www.thequiltercommunity.com/Wc3ca89d99a1e7.htm

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    Thanks for the info. I went to the suggested web site, beautiful quilts, and some of the free patterns are great, really liked the greased lighting. Bright.

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    I really love the french braid pattern, I gave the one I made in Yellow/Blue/White as a housewarming gift.
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    Oh, very pretty. I love yellow and blue together. Great quilt.

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    Now those colors are beautiful, what a wonderful house warming gift. Very nice of you.

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