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My first finished quilt

Old 04-19-2012, 04:38 AM
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This is the first quilt I ever finished- notice I didn't say the first quilt I started (that's in my long-term projects bin). I picked up a "Sweet Treat" (eight fat quarters) at the Pincushion Boutique vendor booth (http://www.sweettreat.com/Version2/catalog/index.php) at the International Quilt Festival in Houston in 2010 (or was it 2009... horrible memory), and got a free pattern with it called Hodge Podge (http://www.sweettreat.com/Version2/c...roducts_id=223). The pattern is supposed to be random, but I tried my best to not let any of the same fabrics touch each other, managed to get all but one spot.

The fabrics are purples, pinks, off whites, and tans- not my usual style at all (don't know what I was thinking, really!). Some of the prints are from a line called London Cats. I backed it with off-white minkee, did a simple horizontal line stitch in the ditch, and bound with some prepackaged bias tape. This quilt lives in my office at work. Sorry, the pictures are a little dark, my phone's camera is not the greatest. (click the flickr link for bigger pics)

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Old 04-19-2012, 04:45 AM
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great job!!
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Beautiful job. Looking forward to seeing more of your quilts.
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oH HOW cool. It all looks great. Keep it up.
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This is really cute! Great job.
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Very pretty. Looks great.
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Wow you did a wonderful job making your quilt and I love your colors.Sandy
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congrats and many more to come
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You did a great job! Looking forward to seeing more in the future.
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Old 04-19-2012, 05:00 AM
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Great quilt! It always makes me feel so wonderful to complete a quilt. Enjoy creating many, many quilts. Thanks for sharing.
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