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Guild Challenge--Sunglasses Needed

Old 01-21-2015, 04:08 PM
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We are supposed to use our birth month flower (poppy) and gemstone (periodot) and make a quilt. I had seen some fabric with poppies that I really liked when I remembered this fabric that I bought when I first started quilting and hadn't really given a lot of consideration to many things, but it was inexpensive. It is called "Poppy Love" by Ro Gregg. So I used the panel and I had seen a Swirly Girls pattern that I really liked. So I worked up my own variation on EQ7 and went to work. Seems that I have been working on it for months with all the holidays. Anyway, here it is and it is bright. My DGD told me that there could be a hundred quilts and only one of mine and she could pick it out. A jeweler told me that there were several variations of the green color in periodot so this had green and I thought it would work. I see things I wish I had done differently, but I am considering it DONE! Hope everyone's New Year is off to a wonderful start.100_4832-small-.jpg

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Old 01-21-2015, 04:22 PM
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I love it, the centre panel is beautiful and the Pinwheels just add to it, well done
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Old 01-21-2015, 04:23 PM
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My birth stone is Periodot too. Yay for being born in August, and good for me I really like the color green too. Love your quilt. And now I know that the flower of the month is Poppy. Learn something everyday.
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it's very pretty
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Old 01-21-2015, 05:15 PM
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Beautifully done! You did a great job of picking up the colors from your center panel to create the look of a field of flowers.
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Old 01-21-2015, 06:27 PM
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very pretty!!!and a neat idea!!
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Old 01-21-2015, 06:49 PM
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Well, I love it, bright is beautiful!!
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Old 01-21-2015, 06:54 PM
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What a fun idea for a challenge--I could do gold chrysanthemums.
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Old 01-21-2015, 07:57 PM
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It's bright. It's bold and it's beautiful! Great job and great challenge.
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Old 01-21-2015, 08:03 PM
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A fun challenge quilt! Nice design around the panel. Fun pinwheels.
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