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Old 06-30-2018, 08:13 PM
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My daughter's best friend is Macy. Macy is now the proud big sister to Wesley. I posted Wesley's I-Spy quilt Thursday. When Emmaline and Macy were born we didn't know Macy's parents, so Macy didn't get a quilt. Since the girls are such good friends now, we decided Macy should have a quilt too. This one measures about 64 by 72, so hopefully she can use it on a twin bed if she wants.

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This quilt was inspired by a diamond quilt I saw at a show. I used the Super Sidekick ruler by Jaybird quilts to cut the diamonds.

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This is the first time I have ever done true free motion. I watched Angela Walters on YouTube about 9,000 times and I think it finally sunk in. She calls this the flower meander. I wanted less quilting so I made the motif bigger than her demo.

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The back is a gorgeous flower print we bought for Emmaline, but I guess we can't save ALL the fabrics for her!

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I hate it when this happens!

Thanks for looking.

Darren

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Old 06-30-2018, 09:57 PM
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Wow!. I am sure that Macy will love her super quilt. Love the quilting you did great. BrendaK

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I love your colourful quilts - they’re so bright and cheerful!

I sympathise with your binding hitch - it falls into the same category as being an inch short!
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Beautiful quilt and your quilting is so beautiful too!
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What a beautiful quilt...front and back. I love the diamonds and the colorful fabrics. You did a fantastic job on your flower motif FMQ.
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It's wonderful to remember the older child when a sibling arrives. This quilt is beautiful and I'm sure she'll love it! So much great colors and the quilting is spot on!
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Your quilt is beautiful , love it and the colors .
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Beautiful and bright!
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​Great quilt and quilting!
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Love it!....and glad you decided to give one to Macy!
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