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Old 07-09-2019, 12:03 PM
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Just finished the binding on this one, the first quilt top I completed about 18 months ago. This will live in the trailer.

I was wondering....how many of you have made one of these.....and how many made it for their first quilt? It seems to be a favorite for beginners.

My beginner mishap on this was that I didn’t know I was supposed to use a paper foundation to keep the bias in check. To try to rectify my mistake I cut long narrow strips of fusible interfacing and marked it at 12” intervals (the intended finished size of the blocks). Then I fused and basted the strips to the quilt edges easing to fit before I sewed the binding on. Then I washed it and hoped for the best. It turned out pretty much square and not lumpy so it was worth the extra effort.

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Old 07-09-2019, 12:04 PM
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I like it - there is something about that style that seems so comforting and usable.
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Old 07-09-2019, 12:12 PM
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​Lovely quilt!
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Old 07-09-2019, 12:17 PM
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No one would ever know you had problems with the blocks. Beautiful quilt and colors!
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Old 07-09-2019, 12:39 PM
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it looks great
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Old 07-09-2019, 12:50 PM
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Your quilt is gorgeous!
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Old 07-09-2019, 12:54 PM
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String quilts are not my favorite but I do like this one. Good job!
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Old 07-09-2019, 02:03 PM
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Great scrappy quilt.
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Old 07-09-2019, 03:17 PM
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I think it is beautiful, so many beautiful colors. I love scrappy quilts.
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Your quilt looks great! I love all those bright colors. Scrappy quilts are my favorite.
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