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Thread: First and Second Completed Quilts

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    Senior Member craftygal63's Avatar
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    First and Second Completed Quilts

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    These are my first two quilts. The first one took me 20 years....the second just two weeks. I'm improving! Both are hand quilted. The first one has a paisley print and I hand quilted the entire pattern. The second is halloween fabrics and I made it for my son for his birthday (25th) this past October. I completed it before his birthday, so proud of me. The backing is a 350tct sheet from Walmart and I just folded over the backing for the binding, mitred corners. Worked on it every day for a week while attending radiation treatments twice a day with a Dear Friend (now cancer free!).

    I even sewed on my "Handmade with Love by" tags. Ooops forgot to put the year! :\

    I am currently working on a bandana quilt that I pieced together about 5 years ago (go me). And I have a second in the que made from all the leftover pieces from the Halloween quilt. I used the Swirly Girls pattern (13 different fabric patterns) and just so you know...the pattern instructions have you cut out almost enough pieces for two twin size quilts.

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    Parkton, Maryland
    Very nice, it sounds like you are on a roll now. I love the Halloween one. You are a good friend, I hope your friend is doing better. Keep up the good work.

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    Power Poster erstan947's Avatar
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    Way to go. Love them both. Can't wait to see the bandana one finished

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    Super Member Blinkokr's Avatar
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    Deltona, Florida
    Very lovely and thank you for sharing
    Have a Blessed day

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