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Thread: Christmas Tablecloth :)

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    Christmas Tablecloth :)

    Good Morning to everyone!

    This is my third "quilt" although really it is only a pieced top, but I finished it this weekend! This was made for my mother's birthday present and the brown/tan pattern you see in the quilt is gingerbread men (which is my mother's favorite). I had never made a circular piece before and this really stretched my imagination! I used this pattern (http://www.unitednotions.com/fp_freebird.pdf) and I added 10 inches in diameter to better fit this table. I used math and made my own ruler out of foam board, and it worked beautifully! The center was the hardest part to add in, and it is nowhere near perfect, but I hand-appliqued the center. Thanks for looking, she loved it!
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    Awesome! I also just started making circular quilts and am having fun with them. You did a great job and it's so Christmasy. I bet your mom loves it!
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    Wow, great looking. Nice job.

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    I love your top, it is delightful to look at. I made a circular Christmas Tree skirt in a similar way. you inspire me to make a Christmas table topper in this circular fashion. Thanks for the link.
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    That is so beautiful and perfect for Christmas. Wonderful work on it.
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    Well done you! This looks fantastic - I love the colour combinations you have used. What a wonderful birthday present for your mum!

    Well done, too, for using your initiative and making your own ruler!
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    very nice....

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    Great job! Circles are not easy. Mom will be thrilled.

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    This is just stunning. Great Job.
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    Wow! That's really beautiful. I admire your work AND your math skills!

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    that is fabulous!! reminds me of a huge piece of candy!!

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    I love it too!!!!

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    What a great idea, very pretty!
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    very nicely done!!!
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    Beautiful, wonderful work!!!!!

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    How cute and festive, you did a great job figuring out how to make this pattern work for your mom, it lights up the room! It has a little flounce in the border that is reminiscent of a carousel.

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    Very pretty!
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    Perfect for the season!
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    oh, gosh, that is gorgeous

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    Wow, it looks fabulous!!

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    Wow! I am going to try this, thanks for sharing, your table cloth is beautiful

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    I am so impressed with your math skills and ingenuity. Very, very well done and so pretty.

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    Your table cloth is beautiful. I have that gingerbread man fabric and had no idea what to do with it. Thanks for sharing.

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    wonderful and thank you for putting up the link. This is exactly what I was looking for.

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    I love it! Beautiful colors!

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