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Thread: Latest WIP - DN Graduation Quilt

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    Here's a poor quality picture of my latest WIP. I took the picture at night with the flash. I'll take another picture in the daytime, once the 2 borders are added, a 1 1/2" medium gray solid to set it off and then a 6" border of the royal purple. I'm calling it Grape Gello (Jello), because of all the purple. It's the graduation quilt for my DN. It's difficult to see the actual fabrics, so here's a list. 1. Deep black with small white polka dots, 2. Royal purple with pastel purple vines, 3. Bright blue with darker and lighter geometric squares and 4. Pastel lime green flowers. It's really much brighter and more colorful in person. It took me about 3 weeks to put this much together and I hope to get the borders on this weekend.
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    Wow! Nice job and I love the color combo!

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    WOW! Love it. What a great gift.

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    Beautiful!!! DN will love it :D :D :D

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    Oh is that pretty

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    Very pretty!!! I LOVE LOVE LOVE bargello quilts!!! Definitely on my to-do list, maybe even for myself!!!

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    It's great. Bargello quilts are so cool and yours is awesome. I like the colors.

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    WOW! VERY NICE :D

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    Yikes! That looks hard to do. Nice job on it.

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    I love it!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by RedGarnet222
    Yikes! That looks hard to do. Nice job on it.
    It's not very difficult. Just sewing a bunch of different width strips together. Getting the seams to line up is the hardest part. But only slightly more difficult than a 9-patch block. And I didn't use a single pin to piece it together.

    EQ5 is where I found the pattern for it.

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    I love it!

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    I love it. Great colors and if flows smoothly.

    I observed a bargello quilt last night when watching house hunters.

    Kyia

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    love it!

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    Quote Originally Posted by mytwopals
    Quote Originally Posted by RedGarnet222
    Yikes! That looks hard to do. Nice job on it.
    It's not very difficult. Just sewing a bunch of different width strips together. Getting the seams to line up is the hardest part. But only slightly more difficult than a 9-patch block. And I didn't use a single pin to piece it together.

    EQ5 is where I found the pattern for it.

    Not a single pin???? How do you do it?? I always have to pin my corners to get them lined up. I wiggle them together and then pin.

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    Really Cool!

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    Quote Originally Posted by KittyGram
    Not a single pin???? How do you do it?? I always have to pin my corners to get them lined up. I wiggle them together and then pin.
    I learned it from watching Eleanor Burns. She hates to pin, too. You just have to press the seams, so they are opposite each other, then hold them together when sewing. It's easy to do, but much more difficult to explain.

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