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Thread: Life's Puzzle

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    Super Member quiltingnonie's Avatar
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    This was a fun quilt to make, and I was able to use up a lot of my batik scraps. And of course, I requested my longarm quilter to use a puzzle piece pattern for the quilting.

    I named it: "Life. Always A Few Missing Pieces"

    ...a few missing pieces!
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    Beautiful!!! I love the title/theme of this quilt too :D:D:D

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    I just love this .! I like how you echoed the quilting. smart :thumbup:

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    Very cool!

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    Just lovely, love the colors and the quilting work.

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    Very nice! Trying to figure out how it's done!!LOL

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    Looks great!

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    Quote Originally Posted by clem55
    Very nice! Trying to figure out how it's done!!LOL
    Me Too!! The quilting really sets this quilt off! Your Batiks are gorgeous!!

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    That is one beautiful quilt.

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    It is really quite simple...each block has one small square of the fabric from the block to the side of it and the block below it. So although the actual block construction is very easy, it's the PLANNING that is crucial to the make the pattern work. I used graph paper and colored pencils.

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    Wonderful :!:

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    Beautiful.

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    Very pretty and love the quilting.

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    I love that quilt always wanted to try one.

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    Love those batik leftovers!
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    Looks great makes me want to do a jigsaw puzzle

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    Love the quilt and the quilting!

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    You know, puzzle pieces are the symbol for autism, because it's such a puzzling, confounding disorder. I'm putting this pattern on my list, in honor of my DS!!

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    Very nice.

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    Quote Originally Posted by woody1229
    You know, puzzle pieces are the symbol for autism, because it's such a puzzling, confounding disorder. I'm putting this pattern on my list, in honor of my DS!!
    :thumbup:

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    :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup:

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    Three things I like about that quilt:
    1 - that the puzzle has a "border"
    2 - the quilting
    3 - the fabric
    4 - the black frame
    5 - the way the pieces go back and forth in the pattern (not sure how to describe it better)
    oh, did I say 3??? There's lots I like about that quilt!

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    Quote Originally Posted by quiltingnonie
    This was a fun quilt to make, and I was able to use up a lot of my batik scraps. And of course, I requested my longarm quilter to use a puzzle piece pattern for the quilting.

    I named it: "Life. Always A Few Missing Pieces"
    I have made my grandson this quilt pattern for his first Christmas. We now have two more grandkids born so I will make two more of this pattern for them this Christmas.
    I agree they are fun to make.

    Great looking quilt you have made.

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    Love your quilt! I've made this pattern myself -- but did not think of the black for the 'missing pieces' Wish I'd thought of that!! Very clever!

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    awesome idea, thanks for sharing with us

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