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Thread: It all started with some leftover charms

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    Beautiful quilt, I admire your tenacity!
    Jeanie

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    Quote Originally Posted by quiltsRfun View Post
    A few years back I got carried away purchasing charms on eBay. Most of them have been worked into quilts but there was a pile of castoffs that got passed over through the various sortings and pairings. Using the rule of small pieces for ugly fabric I paired them with black and made them into 4-patches. With no particular pattern in mind, there they sat until I came across Bonnie Hunter's Patches and Pinwheels pattern. I added HST and additional 4-patches from my scraps and this is what I came up with. Just finished the top yesterday. It isn't pressed and doesn't have borders but I wanted to share. I'm calling it gemstones.

    And I see the picture didn't post. Hang on while I see what I can do.

    Here we go.
    What a great idea...Very pretty...

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    Congratulations on a beautiful quilt.

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    That is just plain gorgeous! What a work of art! You just don't know where to look first! Stunning!

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    The name suits it perfectly...it surely is a gem. Well done! Goes to show there's a "home" for every little scrap.

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