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Old 09-04-2019, 11:02 AM
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I usually lurk on the photos board, but have been wanting to share this one for a while. I hope it's okay to post a quilt made a while ago.

Actually, this is the quilt that started me in quilting. I learned to sew clothes when I was 7 (on a hand-powered Singer, mind you - not that I'm that old, it was just the machine handed down from Grandma!) So I've been sewing a long time. Then I was also into cross stitch for a while, and found these super-cute patterns. I needed an excuse to stitch all these delightful patterns so I decided to make them up into a quilt, which I pieced but sent out for the actual quilting.

And now I'm hooked on quilting! (And my eyes can't cope with cross stitch any more anyway, so that's all good!)

So here's my "maiden" quilt.

I have made several quilts since this one, hopefully getting better each time.
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Old 09-04-2019, 11:34 AM
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Sweet cross stitch and quilt!
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Old 09-04-2019, 11:48 AM
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Wow - looks like a lot of work. What kind of fabric is the embroidery on?
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Old 09-04-2019, 11:55 AM
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very nicely done... must've been a lot of work
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Wow ... you put a lot into this quilt ... especially with all the cross stitch. Very nice.
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Wow that is amazing embroidery and such a cute quilt!!!
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Very sweet.
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That is a treasure. Beautiful work in the cross stitch blocks.
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It is absolutely beautiful. You did a beautiful job with cross stitching designs and colors.
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Beautiful quilt, cross stitch looks wonderful.
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