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Thread: Good News quilt block

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    Good News quilt block

    I made this for and delivered this to my neighbor who's been having some rough times. The block pattern is called "Good News." It's supposed to be a "make two at once" quilt, but I burned out on the blocks half way through.

    You have a 4.5 by 6.5 inch dark piece attached to a 2.5 by 6.5 light piece (this is approximate -- I actually don't remember exactly what size I cut, but that seems right). Then you cut on the diagonal. You put all the darks together in one quilt and all the lights in another. The secondary pattern of the blocks gives the pinwheels in the corners.

    Somehow my math sense failed me, because it seemed like I had a million of those blocks, which really need to be put in fours to make a decent-sized block. Actually, I only had a half a million blocks, because some were meant for the other quilt, lol.

    I finally decided to make two quadrants of dark and two of light, using all the blocks I had and not having to make any more. Worked for me!
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    Love your new design for the blocks!

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    That is a beautiful quilt, you did a wonderful job.

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    Great quilt, I love the way you did the quadrants!
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    It came out very nicely. Bet your neighbor felt loved!

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    Love the way you put it together - especially after you were burned out Looks wonderful
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    Very attractive.

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    I love the balance of the quilt, lots of skills evident. Have you decided how you will be quilting it?

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    very nice......

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    Oh my goodness, that is just so lovely

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    Ohhh, I really like this! Great job!!
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    lovely top

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    It came out Great. It is very interesting to look at and yet it is soothing and calming in color. Well done.
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    Cool!
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    Wow! Very interesting!

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    It's darling and how thoughtful of you!
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    This is a great pattern, great job too.
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    Not sure I follow your method, but you sure turned out a beautiful and interesting quilt

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    Very unique! I really like the light and dark quadrants.
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    That is an awsome design. I love it.
    so many quilts to make, so little time.

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    I love your quilt. I love blue! I hope your neighbor liked it because it's really pretty! You have a funny sense of humor and made the best out of these crazy quilt instructions! Keep up the fab quilting!

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    You created a beautiful quilt with lots of movement!
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    Beautiful, I like your idea better. Looks great.
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    Beautiful!!!
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    WOW! What a great job. Love the way you out it together. Looks like a lot of hard work. Thank you for sharing.
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