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Old 02-10-2020, 06:54 AM
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The wind would not cooperate with my photo session so I brought it inside and put it on a bed. I made this quilt top 2 years ago. It started out to be a pineapple block quilt, but when the blocks were all done and I put them all together, it was ! The many colors did not play well together and looking at them made me dizzy! They definitely needed some space between them. I still have some others and I think they would make into some nice pillow shams. The central medallion is just a very large Dresden plate with a little added detail on the outer edge to make it into a ‘Dresden flower’. I had a lot of that diagonal border piecing left over and decided to use it for the binding…. Bad idea! Too much bulk in the seams. I do my binding entirely by machine because my hand stitching is not the best and I knew with all this white it was going to be washed a lot! Lesson learned Speaking of that, I washed it when it was finished because it was really dirty from being handled so much and then stored in a closet for 2 years. I was very surprised that the colors did not run at all! I used a color catcher, of course, but they did not show any staining. I bought them all from Connecting Threads.
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Old 02-10-2020, 07:14 AM
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absolutely gorgeous quilt. wonderful work!
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Old 02-10-2020, 07:20 AM
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This quilt is beyond fabulous! I love the colors they make the quilt. Of course I am a big fan of pineapple quilts and the block itself. Your quilting is outstanding and as you said it washed up perfect! Well done, Well done.
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Old 02-10-2020, 07:23 AM
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What a beautiful quilt! I love the rainbow colors
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Old 02-10-2020, 07:39 AM
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Turned out great! Beautiful quilt!
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Lovely quilt!
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Old 02-10-2020, 09:18 AM
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What a beautiful quilt
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Old 02-10-2020, 10:18 AM
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Gorgeous quilt! I didn't realize the size of it from the hanging picture. Love it on the bed!
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What an absolutely beautiful quilt.
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Old 02-10-2020, 10:32 AM
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It's a very beautiful quilt and colors so vibrant. Quilting is awesome.
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