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love this mid-century Modern flower

Old 02-08-2019, 06:35 PM
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had a friend's quilt that was totally rectangles in alternating directions (the blocks) and many solid gray rectangular blocks. And some blocks had sashing--but not on all sides. I was really stymied about how to quilt---until I noticed that the plaid was like a shirt my Dad had, the paisley looked like a dress of my Grammy's, the navy with roses was similar to a pair of shorts Mom had, the aqua with cream & mustard roses I swear my Grammy had curtins similar, and the mustard with the random tic-tac-toe icons my Grandaddy had either a shirt or PJ's! All in the late 50's-early 60's--soo... these square flowers look like a table cloth of my Mom's from that time period that I have and the "orbits" in the 9+ patches are a nod to the Space Age! Sashing just had to be something that I could "travel" with but not look too weird that it was assymetrical.[ATTACH=CONFIG]608186[/ATTACH]
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Old 02-08-2019, 07:09 PM
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Beautiful quilting.
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Old 02-08-2019, 08:22 PM
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​Well done!
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Old 02-08-2019, 08:50 PM
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The quilting is great!
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Old 02-08-2019, 09:28 PM
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Old 02-09-2019, 04:27 AM
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Good choice...your interesting quilting compliments the quilt wonderfully.
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Old 02-09-2019, 06:06 AM
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Wonderful quilting!!!
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Old 02-09-2019, 08:08 AM
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I love that flower, but all your quilting is fabulous. What a beautiful combo of fabrics with the gray.
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Old 02-09-2019, 03:14 PM
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Love what you did with the quilting and your explanation of the inspirations. Plus I REALLY love asymmetry. You nailed this one for me!
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Old 02-09-2019, 04:23 PM
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Thanks for the story thought process for the quilting. You made it all come together nicely. Thanks for posting.
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