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Old 03-26-2014, 10:43 PM
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these 6 Hourglass panels, 12 x 15.5, that I started 5 years ago! So I squared them up, sewed them together and added a border! Voila! A quick baby quilt! After I got the border on, I found another pile of the same blocks that is enough for an identical quilt top the same size! It will be 5 panels so I'll have to make the 6th panel but it's still another quick baby quilt!

Most of the fabrics I used in this quilt were vintage and home dec. I love the way it turned out and especially that it was done in 2 days' time!

I hope you are inspired and will dig through your orphan blocks too! You know sometimes it does pay to wait awhile before putting a quilt together! Our styles change and we gain experience we didn't have back then! So you just never know what you'll come up with looking through those orphan blocks again!
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Old 03-27-2014, 12:48 AM
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Love your colors!
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Old 03-27-2014, 01:04 AM
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really nice! I love the idea of using those orphan blocks . they are so much more beautiful in a quilt than by themselves.
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way to use them up. I have a drawer full wanting on something like this.
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Glad your orphans found a good home. Cute quilt.
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Very bright and cheerful. Love what you did with the borders.
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Looking good!
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very nice ... lots of colour
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Great job!
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