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Old 08-02-2010, 08:36 AM
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My son wants me to make him a quilt. I have asked what kind and he responded " I don't Care" So My question is What kind of quilt pattern do I do for a 28 years old? I would like for it to be manly. Please help.
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Old 08-02-2010, 08:38 AM
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I have four sons and they liked the bears paw block
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Old 08-02-2010, 08:55 AM
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Turning Twenty could work.
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Old 08-02-2010, 08:56 AM
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Old 08-02-2010, 08:56 AM
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Does he have a favorite sport or sport team?
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Old 08-02-2010, 09:21 AM
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I've got 3 in the works that are similar to turning twenty (figured out my own sizes of blocks rather than buy the pattern). One is motorcycles/classic cars, one is motorcycles/cars/skeletons, one is tropical stuff, the main fabric is Party Parrots. I showed one to the other son and he loved it. The top went together very quickly.

Happy Hour is another nice pattern. It looks pretty easy too.
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Old 08-02-2010, 09:21 AM
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Maybe in his favorite color with fabric in all four seasons.
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Old 08-02-2010, 09:24 AM
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There's a quilt designed by Bill Kerr and Weeks Ringle that was featured in the June 2010 issue of American Patchwork and Quilting Magazine that would be great for a guy. It's called Crossing and looks like this: http://craftnectar.com/2010/04/12/cr...ret-and-susan/

You can get a back issue of the magazine from APQ or a kit of the quilt from FunQuilts (Kerr and Ringle's business name) at http://www.funquilts.com/gallery/patterns/patterns.html
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Old 08-02-2010, 09:25 AM
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I think it makes it more manly in the darker shades and many patterns would do.
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Old 08-02-2010, 09:27 AM
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This doesn't help, but when I read your title, I thought "If I wsn't married, I'd be looking for a man pattern too!"

LOL sorry!

If you want something fast and easy with great result, Yellow Brick Road is a great one. I made one with deer, plaid and grass fabric. Hubby LOVES it!!
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