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Old 09-05-2015, 08:32 AM
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This quilt began as an experiment in making hourglass/QST blocks. Then, I added four-patches. Then I added some more four-patches. Then I added a border. Then I added another border... Let's just say it grew improvisationally.

I like the way it turned out ( I love red in almost all its incarnations), but I wonder if the color combinations are too radical for the average bear? I was planning to give it as a gift, but I don't want to scare the recipient to death! I really would like your honest opinions here--if it is too radical, I'll keep it for myself and make another for my friend.
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Old 09-05-2015, 08:42 AM
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Very pretty and I love the border fabric!!!
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Old 09-05-2015, 08:49 AM
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I love it, can I be your friend? Lol x
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lovely ,very nice work
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Old 09-05-2015, 09:27 AM
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Red is absolutely my favourite colour. Your quilt is beautiful, now send it to me so you won't have to worry about scaring the most grateful new owner!
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Really pretty! Great colors, and love that pink border fabric!!
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I am one who loves red so you can't ask me. I think it is very pretty.
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I am not particularly fond of pink, but I love your quilt. The fabrics work well together.
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I love the combination of fabrics and the design is awesome.
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Thanks for the kind words, everyone.

I did a sneaky thing. I posted the quilt on Facebook, and the friend I made it for (a surprise gift) said she loved it. What a relief! She will be really surprised to get it in the mail next week.
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